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a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

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a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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Though no apparent cause may be found in some cases, the most common finding is a focal compression of the root exit zone of the facial nerve by an aberrant, atherosclerotic or ectatic vessel, commonly the posterior inferior cerebellar artery or anterior inferior cerebellar artery, or a combination of anterior inferior cerebellar artery and posterior inferior cerbellar artery, or the 20 vertebral artery .
Less commonly, it is caused by occlusion of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA).
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