International Journal of Anatomical Sciences 2012, 3(1): 01-03
Research Article

Abnormal Origin of Vertebral Artery

Anitha, V.

Department of Anatomy, Kanyakumari Government Medical College, Asaripallam, Kanyakumari 629 201, Tamil Nadu, India.

Key words : vertebral artery, arch of aorta, artery

Abstract: Abnormal origin of vertebral artery (left) from arch of aorta was noticed during dissection of fifty specimens and the same is presented for its rarity and clinical significance.