anterior inferior cerebellar artery

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an·te·ri·or in·fe·ri·or cer·e·bel·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, basilar artery; distribution, inferior surface of lateral lobes of cerebellum, choroid plexus in cerebellopontine angle; anastomoses, posterior inferior cerebellar; usual source of labyrinthine artery.

an·te·ri·or in·fe·ri·or cer·e·bel·lar ar·te·ry

(an-tērē-ŏr in-fērē-ŏr serĕ-belăr ahrtĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, basilar artery; distribution, lower surface of lateral lobes of cerebellum, choroid plexus in cerebellopontine angle; anastomoses, posterior inferior cerebellar; usual source of labyrinthine artery.
Synonym(s): arteria inferior anterior cerebelli.

anterior inferior cerebellar artery

A branch of the basilar artery; it runs dorsally along the posterior edge of the pons and supplies blood to the hindbrain, the superior and middle cerebellar peduncles, and portions of the ventral cerebellum.
See: brain (Major arteries of the brain) for illus.
See also: artery

an·te·ri·or in·fe·ri·or cer·e·bel·lar ar·te·ry

(an-tērē-ŏr in-fērē-ŏr serĕ-belăr ahrtĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, basilar artery; distribution, inferior surface of lateral lobes of cerebellum, choroid plexus in cerebellopontine angle; anastomoses, posterior inferior cerebellar; usual source of labyrinthine artery.
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The Saltzman type I PTA joins the basilar artery at the level between superior cerebellar artery (SCA) and anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA).
c) Left internal carotid injection in late arterial phase showing a PTA that supplies the anterior inferior cerebellar arteries (AICA) and inferior vermian (arrow) and hemispheric (arrowhead) branches of posterior inferior cerebellar arteries (PICA).
The imminent pathology in the MVD responsible for the problem has been compression by an artery usually a Superior Cerebellar Artery(SCA) or loop of Anterior Inferior Cerebellar artery(AICA), venous pathology implicated as a cause been reported in some series as high as 80-90% especially in the recurrent conditions and in the younger age group5-8.
6% either by the Superior Cerebellar Artery(SCA), Anterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery(AICA), posterior Inferior Cerebellar artery(PICA), Basilar artery or an artery in synergy with arachnoid adhesions.
passes upwards close to the base of the skull and is crossed by the anterior inferior cerebellar artery
The 6th nerve thus turns superiorly on entering the sub-arachnoid space, where it passes immediately above the anterior inferior cerebellar artery.
This compression can be caused by vascular loops that may involve the posterior inferior cerebellar artery, the anterior inferior cerebellar artery, and the vertebral artery.
Branches of the basilar artery, the anterior inferior cerebellar artery, and the superior cerebellar artery supply the lateral pons and the cerebellum.
The admission CT was significant, with multiple bilateral cerebellar infarctions in the distribution of the anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA), and possibly the posterior inferior cerebellar arteries (PICA).
The common offending vessels are anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA) and posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA).
The intracranial portion of the facial nerve is supplied by the anterior inferior cerebellar artery.
Basilar artery branches include the posterior cerebral, posterior choroidal artery, anterior inferior cerebellar and superior cerebellar arteries.

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