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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2003  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 75--76

Fenestration of the posterior communicating artery


1 Departments of Neurology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Departments of Neuroradiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
3 Departments of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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P S Chandra
Department of Neurosurgery Room 720, 7th floor, C. N. Center A.I.I.M.S., Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029
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A 21-year-old male presented with sudden onset of right-sided third nerve paresis. Angiogram showed a fenestrated posterior communication artery on the right side and no other vascular anomalies. There was no other lesion that could suggest a cause for the third nerve weakness. Fenestration of the posterior communicating artery has not been reported till date. The case is discussed and the literature on the subject is reviewed.






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