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Neurosurgical Review

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 53–63 | Cite as

Diseases of the vertebral arteries

  • Hedwig Busch
  • Jürgen Bohl
  • Rainer Mattern
  • Richard Meyermann
Basic Research

Abstract

Case reports and postmortem neuropathological findings of a wide spectrum of diseases affecting the vertebral arteries, in particular vasculitis, traumatic lesions, degenerative changes and congenital abnormalities, are discussed.

Keywords

Anatomical variants chiropractic manipulation trauma vasculitis vertebral artery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hedwig Busch
    • 1
  • Jürgen Bohl
    • 1
  • Rainer Mattern
    • 2
  • Richard Meyermann
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NeuropathologyUniversity of MainzMainzWest Germany
  2. 2.Department of Forensic MedicineMainzWest Germany
  3. 3.Max-Planck-InstituteWürzburgWest Germany

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