Tandem symptomatic internal carotid artery and persistent hypoglossal artery stenosis treated by endovascular stenting and flow reversal

Jorge L. Eller, Shady Jahshan, Travis M. Dumont, Peter Kan, Adnan H. Siddiqui

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Abstract

Persistence of the hypoglossal artery into adulthood is a rare vascular anomaly and, when present, provides the predominant vascular supply to the posterior circulation. We describe a case of vertebrobasilar insufficiency associated with severe high-grade stenosis of the persistent hypoglossal artery and tandem stenosis of the proximal ipsilateral internal carotid artery, treated by an endovascular approach. The unique anatomical and technical challenges associated with this case are reviewed in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e25
JournalJournal of neurointerventional surgery
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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