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Common Origin of Brachiocephalic and Left Common Carotid Arteries: Proposal of New Terminology

Common Origin of Brachiocephalic and Left Common Carotid Arteries: Proposal of New Terminology LETTERS CommonOriginofBrachiocephalicandLeftCommonCarotid Arteries:ProposalofNewTerminology here is recent renewed interest in studying the aortic arch variant, which was termed a combined “bovine” arch and direct Tvariants, fueled, at least in part, by suggestions that they might origin of the left vertebral artery, despite being a 3- rather than 1,2 play a role in aortic pathologies. The human aortic arch has the 2-vessel branching pattern suggested by the term “bovine” several branching patterns, reflecting its complex embryologic de- (Fig 1D). Another rare variant that we recently encountered is a velopment. The most common or the standard is a 3-vessel pat- right aortic arch with a common origin of the left brachiocephalic tern (Fig 1A), with a reported prevalence between 65% and 86% ; trunk and right common carotid artery, causing confusion about the first branch is the brachiocephalic trunk, followed by the left the terminology and raising the question of whether it could be common carotid artery and then the left subclavian artery. termed a “reverse bovine” arch (Fig 1E). The most common aortic arch variant by far is a 2-vessel To summarize, the most common variant of the human aortic branching pattern: The first branch is a common origin of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Neuroradiology American Journal of Neuroradiology

Common Origin of Brachiocephalic and Left Common Carotid Arteries: Proposal of New Terminology

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American Journal of Neuroradiology
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0195-6108
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1936-959X
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10.3174/ajnr.A5659
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LETTERS CommonOriginofBrachiocephalicandLeftCommonCarotid Arteries:ProposalofNewTerminology here is recent renewed interest in studying the aortic arch variant, which was termed a combined “bovine” arch and direct Tvariants, fueled, at least in part, by suggestions that they might origin of the left vertebral artery, despite being a 3- rather than 1,2 play a role in aortic pathologies. The human aortic arch has the 2-vessel branching pattern suggested by the term “bovine” several branching patterns, reflecting its complex embryologic de- (Fig 1D). Another rare variant that we recently encountered is a velopment. The most common or the standard is a 3-vessel pat- right aortic arch with a common origin of the left brachiocephalic tern (Fig 1A), with a reported prevalence between 65% and 86% ; trunk and right common carotid artery, causing confusion about the first branch is the brachiocephalic trunk, followed by the left the terminology and raising the question of whether it could be common carotid artery and then the left subclavian artery. termed a “reverse bovine” arch (Fig 1E). The most common aortic arch variant by far is a 2-vessel To summarize, the most common variant of the human aortic branching pattern: The first branch is a common origin of the

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American Journal of NeuroradiologyAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology

Published: Jul 1, 2018

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