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Fetal posterior cerebral artery duplication, true fetal posterior cerebral artery variation and trifurcation anterior cerebral artery association

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We would like to present a case with fetal posterior cerebral artery duplication and anterior cerebral artery trifurcation, which we detected using magnetic resonance angiography. We believe this is the first case defined in the literature. Embryological explanation of posterior cerebral artery variations is discussed in light of the literature.

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HK: protocol/project development, data collection, data analysis, and manuscript writing/editing. AT: data collection and data analysis, manuscript editing VK: data collection and data analysis, protocol/project development. OK: data analysis, and manuscript writing/editing. All authors approved the final manuscript.

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Correspondence to Hatice Kaplanoglu.

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Kaplanoglu, H., Turan, A., Kaplanoglu, V. et al. Fetal posterior cerebral artery duplication, true fetal posterior cerebral artery variation and trifurcation anterior cerebral artery association. Surg Radiol Anat 42, 1267–1270 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00276-020-02523-6

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Keywords

  • Cerebral arterial variation
  • Posterior cerebral artery
  • Fetal posterior cerebral artery
  • Anterior cerebral artery
  • Anatomy
  • Magnetic resonance angiography