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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 06

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, October 13 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Wednesday, August 16 2017.


In the gadolinium bolus MRA shown above, what is the structure indicated by the big pointy red indicator thingy?

 
        A) Left carotid bifurcation
 
        B) Left subclavian artery
 
        C) Anterior cerebral artery
 
        D) M1 segment of the left middle cerebral artery
 
        E) Right vertebral artery
 

 


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A) left carotid bifurcation

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the right vertebral artery.  (See References)

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B) left subclavian artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the right vertebral artery.  (See References)

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C) anterior cerebral artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the right vertebral artery.  (See References)

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D) M1 segment of the left middle cerebral artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the right vertebral artery.  (See References)

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E) right vertebral artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the right vertebral 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 06
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Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/13/2007
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