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CIRCLE OF WILLIS-POSTERIOR COMMUNICATING ARTERY (PCOM)

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CIRCLE OF WILLIS-POSTERIOR COMMUNICATING ARTERY (PCOM)

ORIGIN
1. Arises from the ICA at the anterior perforated substance and runs back through the interpeduncular cistern to join the ipsilateral PCA.

BRANCHES
2. Perforating branches.
3. Premamillary branch (anterior thalamoperforating branch).


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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