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  • Stroke
  • The vertebral artery supplies the part of the brain that lies in the posterior fossa of the skull, and this type of stroke is therefore called a posterior circulation infarct . (wikipedia.org)
  • external caroti
  • Shortly after the postganglionic fibers leave the superior cervical ganglion, vasomotor and sudomotor fibers branch off, traveling along the external carotid artery to innervate the blood vessels and sweat glands of the face. (medscape.com)
  • patients
  • [ 34 ] They monitored 5 patients with global symptoms (eg, hypoperfusion and not embolic events) and conservative therapy for a mean of 42 months, and none had strokes. (medscape.com)
  • In a prospective series of patients with carotid artery dissection observed for an average of 4 years, of those with recurrence (5 of 103), 80% had FMD. (medscape.com)
  • Further education regarding FMD should help patients recognize further symptoms that may indicate disease progression or complications. (medscape.com)
  • tear
  • After the tear, blood enters the arterial wall and forms a blood clot , thickening the artery wall and often impeding blood flow. (wikipedia.org)
  • subclavian artery
  • Second-order preganglionic pupillomotor fibers exit the spinal cord at the level of T1 and enter the cervical sympathetic chain, where they are in close proximity to the pulmonary apex and the subclavian artery. (medscape.com)