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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 04

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, October 13 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Monday, December 11 2017.


In the gadolinium bolus MRA shown above, what is the structure indicated by the huge red arrow?

 
        A) Left internal carotid artery
 
        B) Anterior cerebral artery
 
        C) Left carotid bifurcation
 
        D) Brachiocephalic artery
 
        E) Left common carotid artery
 

 


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A) left internal carotid artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the anterior cerebral artery (also called the ACA).  (See References)

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B) anterior cerebral artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the anterior cerebral artery (also called the ACA).  (See References)

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C) left carotid bifurcation

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the anterior cerebral artery (also called the ACA).  (See References)

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D) brachiocephalic artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the anterior cerebral artery (also called the ACA).  (See References)

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E) left common carotid artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the anterior cerebral artery (also called the ACA).  (See References)

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References:

1. Sandhu, J.S., and Wakhloo, A.K. (2004). Neuroangiographic anatomy and common cerebrovascular diseases. In Bradley, W.G., Daroff, R.B., Fenichel, G.M., and Jankovic, J. (Eds.). Neurology in Clinical Practice, Fourth Edition. Butterworth Heinemann, Philadelphia, pp. 625-643 (ISBN:0750674695).Advertising:
2. Duane E. Haines; special contributions by John A. Lancon; illustrator, M. P. Schenk; photographer, G. W. Armstrong. Neuroanatomy: an atlas of structures, sections, and systems. Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2004. (ISBN:0781746779)Advertising:
3. David L. Felten, Ralph F., Md. Jozefowicz, Frank H., Md. Netter, . Netter's Atlas of Human Neuroscience. ICON Learning Systems (ISBN:1929007167)Advertising:
4. Robert I. Grossman, David M. Yousem. Neuroradiology: the requisites. Philadelphia, Pa. : Mosby, c2003. (ISBN:032300508X)Advertising:
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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 04
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Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/13/2007
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