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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 04

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, October 13 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Sunday, May 24 2020.


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

 
        A) Jugular vein
 
        B) Left internal carotid artery
 
        C) Left external carotid artery
 
        D) Brachiocephalic artery
 
        E) Left carotid bifurcation
 

 


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A) jugular vein

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the left internal carotid artery (also called the ICA).  (See References)

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B) left internal carotid artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the left internal carotid artery (also called the ICA).  (See References)

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C) left external carotid artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the left internal carotid artery (also called the ICA).  (See References)

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D) brachiocephalic artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the left internal carotid artery (also called the ICA).  (See References)

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E) left carotid bifurcation

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the left internal carotid artery (also called the ICA).  (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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