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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 06

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, October 13 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Thursday, June 29 2017.


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

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

 


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This question was created on October 13, 2007 by jdmiles.
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A) M1 segment of the left middle cerebral artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the M1 segment of the left middle cerebral artery (also called the M1 or MCA).  (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 M1 segment of the left middle cerebral artery (also called the M1 or MCA).  (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 M1 segment of the left middle cerebral artery (also called the M1 or MCA).  (See References)

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D) brachiocephalic artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the M1 segment of the left middle cerebral artery (also called the M1 or MCA).  (See References)

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E) right common carotid artery

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The arrow in this gadolinium bolus MRA is pointing to the M1 segment of the left middle cerebral artery (also called the M1 or MCA).  (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
Question ID: 10130703
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/13/2007
Modified: 06/29/2017
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