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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 04

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, October 13 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Wednesday, October 18 2017.


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

 
        A) Brachiocephalic artery
 
        B) Left common carotid artery
 
        C) Left internal carotid artery
 
        D) Right vertebral artery
 
        E) Left subclavian artery
 

 


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A) brachiocephalic artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the brachiocephalic artery (also called the innominate artery).  (See References)

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B) left common carotid artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the brachiocephalic artery (also called the innominate artery).  (See References)

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C) left internal carotid artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the brachiocephalic artery (also called the innominate artery).  (See References)

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D) right vertebral artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the brachiocephalic artery (also called the innominate artery).  (See References)

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E) left subclavian artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the brachiocephalic artery (also called the innominate artery).  (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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