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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 07

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, October 13 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Sunday, March 26 2017.


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

 
        A) Anterior cerebral artery
 
        B) Petrous segment of the internal carotid artery
 
        C) Cerebral segment of the internal carotid artery
 
        D) Ophthalmic artery
 
        E) Cavernous segment of the internal carotid artery
 

 


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A) anterior cerebral artery

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The arrow in this angiogram is pointing to the petrous segment of the internal carotid artery.  (See References)

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B) petrous segment of the internal carotid artery

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The arrow in this angiogram is pointing to the petrous segment of the internal carotid artery.  (See References)

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C) cerebral segment of the internal carotid artery

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The arrow in this angiogram is pointing to the petrous segment of the internal carotid artery.  (See References)

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D) ophthalmic artery

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The arrow in this angiogram is pointing to the petrous segment of the internal carotid artery.  (See References)

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E) cavernous segment of the internal carotid artery

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The arrow in this angiogram is pointing to the petrous segment of the internal carotid 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 07
Question ID: 10130704
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/13/2007
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