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Spinal cord intrinsic blood supply

Vascular territories are shown on the right. The hatched lines indicate the territory supplied by the posterior spinal arteries, whereas the dotted area is that supplied by the anterior circulation; the darker dots indicate the area supplied by the sulcal branches of the anterior spinal arteries. (Used with permission. Goodin DS. Neurological complications of aortic disease and surgery. In: Aminoff MJ, editor. Neurology and general medicine. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1992:27-52.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Arteritis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cystic medial necrosis
  • Hypertension
  • Infrarenal atherosclerotic aortic occlusion
  • PHACE (posterior fossa malformations, facial hemangiomas, arterial cerebrovascular anomalies, cardiovascular anomalies, and eye anomalies)
  • Syphilis