Duplication of the internal carotid artery presenting with severe atherosclerotic stenosis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Duplication of the extracranial internal carotid artery is a rare anatomic variant. We present the first patient with unilateral duplication of the cervical internal carotid artery with severe stenosis. Stent-assisted percutaneous transluminal angioplasty was successfully performed to restore blood flow. We discuss the angiographic findings and endovascular treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kung, DK; Liu, W; Smoker, WRK; Hasan, DM

Published Date

  • July 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 982 - 983

PubMed ID

  • 21570303

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-2653

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jocn.2010.11.026


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Scotland