Carotid artery

Learn about the carotid artery and its importance in supplying blood to the brain. Find out the causes, symptoms, and treatments for carotid artery disease, and take steps to protect your cardiovascular health.
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Internal carotid arises at the bifurcation of the common carotid between C3 and C5 vertebral level. It has no branches outside the skulls and passes straight up in the carotid sheath, beside the pharynx to the carotid canal in the base of the skull. Relations: posterior: sympathetic trunk, superior laryngeal branch of the vagus medial: ascending pharyngeal artery lateral: internal jugular vein and vagus nerve anterior: lower down by lingual and facial veins, the occipital artery and…

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VESSEL PATHWAY The external carotid artery is a branch of the common carotid artery. Aorta → Brachiocephalic  (only on right) → Common Carotid → External Carotid FUNCTION CAUSES OF INJURY CLINICAL … Vascular Ultrasound, Arteries, Neurology, Internal Carotid Artery, Body Anatomy, Medical Anatomy, Human Anatomy And Physiology, Muscle Anatomy, Anatomy And Physiology

Page Contents1 VESSEL PATHWAY2 FUNCTION3 CAUSES OF INJURY4 CLINICAL PRESENTATION OF INJURY5 OTHER INFO VESSEL PATHWAY The external carotid artery is a branch of the common carotid artery. Aorta → Brachiocephalic (only on right) → Common Carotid → External Carotid FUNCTION CAUSES OF INJURY CLINICAL PRESENTATION OF INJURY OTHER INFO Page updated: 06.20.2016

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