Internal carotid artery

What is Internal carotid artery?

The internal carotid artery is a terminal branch of the common carotid artery. It arises most frequently between C3 and C5 vertebral level, where the common carotid bifurcates to form the internal carotid and the external carotid artery.

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I HAVE BEEN HAVING FACIAL PAIN FOR 7 YEARS. IWAS DIAGNOSED WITH TRIGENIMAL NEURALGIA. I WAS RECENTLY TOLD AFTER MRI AND MRA BY NEUROLOGIST THAT...

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Hi- i was having an ultra sound of my right side carotid artery this week and the tech stopped the exam when she discovered the car. artery was...

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Different anatomy !

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My father in law, 85 years was admitted to hospital with symptoms of fever and disorientation during XXXXXXX 2015. It was revealed that he had...

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Continue same medicines/vascular surgeon's opinion.

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Hello Doctor,
My Sister aged 75 years has undergone a Carotid & Vertebral Doppler Study and the following are the results:
1. Large Calcified...

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Dear Sir, I got my MRI scan done recently and was told by the doctor that i need to undergo a surgery. Please advise on the same and complications...

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Hi- i was having an ultra sound of my right side carotid artery this week and the tech stopped the exam when she discovered the car. artery was...

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I have had the same symptoms for three days running, lasting about 20 minutes. Numbness and tingling in my right hand and arm up to elbow. Then...

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My bp was 154 over 63 with a pulse of 71 What does that indicate

I am a 68, female and recently diag. with a severe focal stenosis of the proximal...

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A routine scan of an elderly man reveals partial occlusion of the
right internal carotid artery, yet blood supply to his cerebrum is
unimpaired....

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A recent MRI says that the internal carotid arteries are torutous and loop at the skull base. The vessels are tortuous and relatively ectatic....

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