Aberrant right vertebral artery

Case contributed by Dr Vougiouklis Nikos

Presentation

Hyperlipidemia.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

In the lower neck a wide right vertebral artery travels outside the intraspinal foramen following a parallel course with the common carotid artery . At the level of the mandible the vertebral artery turns and enters the transverse foramen.

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