Indian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 127--128

Anatomical Variant: Ascending Pharyngeal Artery Arising from the Extracranial Internal Carotid Artery


Chinnam Naidu Sirasapalli, T Mandapal, Subhendu Parida, Murali Belman 
 Department of Radiology, Care Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Chinnam Naidu Sirasapalli
Department of Radiology, Care Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana
India

Ascending pharyngeal artery (APA) is a branch of the external carotid artery. Extracranial internal carotid artery (ICA) usually does not have any branches. We present here a rare case of anomalous origin of the APA from the extracranial ICA and discuss the clinical importance of this rare anatomical variant.


How to cite this article:
Sirasapalli CN, Mandapal T, Parida S, Belman M. Anatomical Variant: Ascending Pharyngeal Artery Arising from the Extracranial Internal Carotid Artery.Indian J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2017;4:127-128


How to cite this URL:
Sirasapalli CN, Mandapal T, Parida S, Belman M. Anatomical Variant: Ascending Pharyngeal Artery Arising from the Extracranial Internal Carotid Artery. Indian J Vasc Endovasc Surg [serial online] 2017 [cited 2023 Feb 7 ];4:127-128
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