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What causes tortuosity of vertebral artery suggest?

I HAVE TORTUOSITY OF THE LEFT VERTEBRAL ARTERY WHICH EXTENDS INTO THE LEFT CEREBELLAR PONTINE ANGLE AND APEARS TO ENCROACH UPON THE ROOT ENTRY ZONE OF THE LEFT NERVE Vlll..Plus there is aprox. 1.2 x o.7 cm CFS signal intensity focus along the inferior aspect of the left cerebellar pontine angle cistern...what could cause this and what is the outcome?
Thu, 29 Jun 2017
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You are asking very specific questions about blood vessel anatomy and potential impact that can only be judged with the images and knowledge of you. In anatomy, we are all similar but no two are exactly the same. Discuss these questions with your neurologist.
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What causes tortuosity of vertebral artery suggest?

You are asking very specific questions about blood vessel anatomy and potential impact that can only be judged with the images and knowledge of you. In anatomy, we are all similar but no two are exactly the same. Discuss these questions with your neurologist.