Common carotid artery

What is Common carotid artery?

Origin, right from brachiocephalic, left from arch of aorta; runs superiorly in the neck and divides opposite upper border of thyroid cartilage (C-4 vertebral level) into terminal branches, external and internal carotid.

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appx 4 weeks ago a had an ischemic stroke. during the hours of the first day while in the er and then soon after I was admitted as inpatient, I...

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report conclusion:
The aorta shows atherosclerotic changes, more marked in the aortic arch, descending thoracic and abdominal aortsa. Ulcerated...

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Surgery is highly recommended and is effective

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I had a carotid artery duplex report. The right carotid artery had no atheroscierotic plaquing. The left common carotid artery was ok. The left...

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HAs your blood lipids been measured?

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report conclusion: The aorta shows atherosclerotic changes, more marked in the aortic arch, descending thoracic and abdominal aortsa. Ulcerated...

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