superior cerebellar artery


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Noun1.superior cerebellar artery - the superior branch of the cerebellar artery
arteria cerebelli, cerebellar artery - an artery that supplies the cerebellum
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The vasculature is supplied by branches of three arteries: the posterior cerebral artery (PCA) and the basilar and the superior cerebellar artery (SCA), depending on the level [1].
Abbreviations AOP: Artery of Percheron CT: Computed tomography EKG: Electrocardiogram FLAIR: Fluid-attenuation inversion recovery images FPCA: Fetal posterior cerebral artery GCS: Glasgow coma scale ICA: Internal carotid artery MMSE: Mini-Mental State Examination MRA: Magnetic resonance angiography MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging mRS: Modified Rankin scale PCA: Posterior cerebral artery PCoA: Posterior communicating artery P1: Proximal arterial segment of the PCA (from the top of the basilar artery to the PCoA) SCA: Superior cerebellar artery TPA: Thalamoperforating artery.
A loop of the superior cerebellar artery (SCA) and occasionally the anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA) or the petrosal vein is identified as the vessel causing the compression.

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