Type of Article:  Case Report

Volume 10; Issue 2 (June 2022)

Page No.: 8318-8324

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2022.164

Intracranial Unruptured Right Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm in A Cadaver: A Case Report

Vidya CS 1, Vidya GD 2, Ravishankar MV 3.

*1 Professor of Anatomy JSS Medical College JSS AHER, Mysore, Karnataka, India.

2 Reader Department of oral pathology and Microbiology, JSS Dental College, JSS AHER, Mysore, Karnataka, India.

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, JSS Medical College, JSS AHER, Mysore, Karnataka, India.


Vidya CS – https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4876-7326

Vidya GD – https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5204-8178

Ravishankar MV – https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9180-6015

Corresponding author: Dr Vidya C S, Professor of Anatomy, JSS Medical College, JSS AHER, SS Nagar, Mysore -570015, Karnataka, India. Mob: 9449679386 E-Mail: vidyacs@jssuni.edu.in  


Background: Dilatations of localised segments of the artery are called ‘aneurysms. Approximately 80% of aneurysms form in anterior circulation of circle of Willis. While 20% form in the posterior circulation of the brain. All aneurysms can cause symptoms because of compression of surrounding structures, thrombosis, rupture of emboli.

Material and Methods: During routine dissection for I MBBS students in Department of Anatomy, JSS Medical College during intracranial dissection we encountered unruptured saccular aneurysm of intracranial internal carotid artery on right side

Case report: Aneurysm of intracranial internal carotid artery was seen on right side of middle cranial fossa in a male cadaver. The aneurysm was close to right optic nerve and measured about 2.2 cm in width and 1.8 cm antero-posteriorly. No other intracranial pathology or anatomical variations were noted. 

Conclusion: The anatomical knowledge of aneurysm is important to Neurosurgeons, Endovascular surgeons, ENT surgeons and interventional Radiologists.

Keywords: Internal carotid artery, aneurysm, intracranial, subarachnoid haemorrhage.


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Cite this article: Vidya CS, Vidya GD, Ravishankar MV. Intracranial Unruptured Right Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm in A Cadaver: A Case Report. Int J Anat Res 2022;10(2):8377-8380. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2022.164