Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Letter to Editor Volume 7 Issue 2

Kissing Carotids in Retropharyngeal Space –Anatomical Variant with Potentially Threat

Monali Chaturvedi1*, Aldrin Anthony2, Siddharth Maheshwari2 and Arvind Arya3

1Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroradiology, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), Delhi
2Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), Delhi
3Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences(IHBAS), Delhi

*Corresponding Author: Monali Chaturvedi, Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroradiology, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), Delhi.

Received: December 13, 2023; Published: January 08, 2024

Abstract

The term "kissing carotids" refers to an anatomical variation where the internal carotid arteries (ICA) are tortuous, elongated, and are close together at the midline. In order to alert the clinicians of this important but under-noticed anatomical diversity, we describe a case showing incidental aberrant retropharyngeal course of bilateral ICA.

References

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Citation

Citation: Monali Chaturvedi., et al. “Kissing Carotids in Retropharyngeal Space –Anatomical Variant with Potentially Threat". Acta Scientific Neurology 7.2 (2024): 12-13.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Monali Chaturvedi., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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