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*  Carotid artery dissection
The incidence of spontaneous carotid artery dissection is low, and incidence rates for internal carotid artery dissection have ... Internal carotid artery dissection can also be associated with an elongated styloid process (known as Eagle syndrome when the ... Lucas C, Moulin T, Deplanque D, Tatu L, Chavot D (1998). "Stroke patterns of internal carotid artery dissection in 40 patients ... Carotid artery dissection is a separation of the layers of the artery wall supplying oxygen-bearing blood to the head and brain ...
*  Chiropractic
The incidence of internal carotid artery dissection following cervical spine manipulation is unknown. The literature ... There is very low evidence supporting a small association between internal carotid artery dissection and chiropractic neck ... "The Association Between Cervical Spine Manipulation and Carotid Artery Dissection: A Systematic Review of the Literature". ... There is controversy regarding the degree of risk of vertebral artery dissection, which can lead to stroke and death, from ...
*  Vertebrobasilar insufficiency
The experts said the stroke was due to "dissection of her right internal carotid artery. Her head had been extended backwards ... These must be separated from strokes arising from the anterior circulation, which involves the carotid arteries. Vertigo, the ... Intracranial MRA is mostly sufficient to evaluate vertebrobasilar arteries, while extracranial vertebral arteries are better ... the artery involved was not part of the vertebrobasilar system and the stroke resulted from acute dissection not chronic ...
*  Strangulation (domestic violence)
... and treatment of strangulation-induced bilateral dissection of the cervical internal carotid artery". Journal of Neurosurgery. ... Clinical symptoms of these internal injuries may include neck and sore-throat pain, voice changes (hoarse or raspy voice or the ... Victims may have internal injuries, such as laryngo-tracheal injuries, digestive tract injuries, vascular injuries, ...
*  Basilar skull fracture
Acute injury to the internal carotid artery (carotid dissection, occlusion, pseudoaneurysm formation) may be asymptomatic or ... They are almost exclusively observed when the carotid canal is fractured, although only a minority of carotid canal fractures ... Involvement of the petrous segment of the carotid canal is associated with a relatively high incidence of carotid injury. ... Resnick, Daniel K.; Subach, Brian R.; Marion, Donald W. (1997). "The Significance of Carotid Canal Involvement in Basilar ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C21)
... carotid artery injuries MeSH C21.866.915.200.200.500 --- carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C21.866.915.200.200.550 --- ... carotid-cavernous sinus fistula MeSH C21.866.915.200.600 --- vertebral artery dissection MeSH C21.866.915.300 --- ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C14)
... carotid artery injuries MeSH C14.907.253.123.345.300 --- carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C14.907.253.123.345.400 --- ... carotid artery injuries MeSH C14.907.253.535.500.300 --- carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C14.907.253.535.500.350 --- ... carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C14.907.055.050.575 --- vertebral artery dissection MeSH C14.907.055.090 --- aneurysm ... carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C14.907.253.123.360 --- carotid stenosis MeSH C14.907.253.123.490 --- carotid- ...
*  Petrolingual ligament
... it is important to be oriented to the location of this ligament in cases of possible dissection of the internal carotid artery ... The cavernous section of the internal carotid artery begins at the superior aspect of the petrolingual ligament. For surgeons ... Anatomically, the petrolingual ligament demarcates two of the segments of the internal carotid artery: The petrolingual ... the posteroinferior aspect of the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus and marks the point at which the internal carotid artery ...
*  Tympanic cavity
Internal carotid artery. Auditory ossicles. Tympanic cavity. Deep dissection. This article incorporates text in the public ... from which it is separated by a thin plate of bone perforated by the tympanic branch of the internal carotid artery, and by the ... deep petrosal nerve which connects the sympathetic plexus on the internal carotid artery with the tympanic plexus on the ... The anterior wall (or carotid wall) is wider above than below; it corresponds with the carotid canal, ...
*  Incus
Internal carotid artery. Auditory ossicles. Tympanic cavity. Deep dissection. Aditory ossicles.Incus and malleus.Deep ... dissection. Hearing Ear Ossicles hednk-023-Embryo Images at University of North Carolina Drake, Richard L.; Vogl, Wayne; ...
*  Facial canal
Facial nerve dissection. Tympanic cavity. Facial canal. Internal carotid artery. Abing W, Rauchfuss A (2005). "Fetal ... An investigation based on cadaver dissections and computed tomography". Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy. 18 (2): 115-23. doi: ... is a Z-shaped canal running through the temporal bone from the internal acoustic meatus to the stylomastoid foramen. In humans ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C10)
... carotid artery injuries MeSH C10.900.250.300.300 --- carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C10.900.250.300.400 --- carotid- ... carotid artery injuries MeSH C10.228.140.300.200.345.300 --- carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C10.228.140.300.200.345. ... carotid artery injuries MeSH C10.228.140.300.350.500.300 --- carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C10.228.140.300.350.500. ... carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C10.228.140.300.200.360 --- carotid stenosis MeSH C10.228.140.300.200.490 --- carotid ...
*  Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle
The internal carotid and vertebral arteries. Right side. Muscles of the palate seen from behind. Dissection of the pharyngeal ... Deep dissection of larynx, pharynx and tongue seen from behind This article incorporates text in the public domain from the ... constrictors Deep dissection of the floor of mouth. Anterior view. ...
*  Horner's syndrome
Postganglionic lesions at the level of the internal carotid artery (e.g. a tumor in the cavernous sinus or a carotid artery ... of Horner's syndrome may occur during a migraine attack and be relieved afterwards Carotid artery dissection/carotid artery ... dissection) that releases norepinephrine. Partial Horner's syndrome: In case of a third-neuron disorder, anhidrosis is limited ...
*  Superior thyroid artery
Inferior thyroid artery Diagram showing the origins of the main branches of the carotid arteries. The internal carotid and ... Superior thyroid artery Muscles, arteries and nerves of neck.Newborn dissection. Muscles, nerves and arteries of neck.Deep ... This artery branches from the superior thyroid artery near its bifurcation from the external carotid artery. Together with the ... The superior thyroid artery arises from the external carotid artery just below the level of the greater cornu of the hyoid bone ...
*  Stroke
... tightening of the artery), aortic, carotid or vertebral artery dissection, various inflammatory diseases of the blood vessel ... Large vessel disease involves the common and internal carotid arteries, the vertebral artery, and the Circle of Willis. ... middle cerebral artery, stem, and arteries arising from the distal vertebral and basilar artery. Diseases that may form thrombi ... An embolic stroke refers to an arterial embolism (a blockage of an artery) by an embolus, a traveling particle or debris in the ...
*  Maxillary artery
Superficial dissection of the right side of the neck, showing the carotid and subclavian arteries. Origin of maxillary artery ... "external maxillary artery" is less commonly used, and the terms "internal maxillary artery" and "maxillary artery" are ... Greater palatine artery and lesser palatine artery) Infraorbital artery Posterior superior alveolar artery Artery of pterygoid ... Branches include: Deep auricular artery Anterior tympanic artery Middle meningeal artery Inferior alveolar artery which gives ...
*  Facial artery
The facial artery anastomoses with (among others) the dorsal nasal artery of the internal carotid artery. The branches of the ... Facial artery Facial artery Facial artery Facial artery Facial artery Facial artery Facial artery Facial artery.Deep dissection ... Facial artery Facial artery Facial artery Facial artery Facial artery Facial artery ... The facial artery arises in the carotid triangle from the external carotid artery a little above the lingual artery and, ...
*  Fibromuscular dysplasia
The carotid and vertebral arteries are most commonly affected. Middle and distal regions of the internal carotid arteries are ... Spontaneous dissection of the carotid and vertebral arteries. N Engl J Med. 2001;344;898-906.. ... FMD can be found in almost every artery in the human body, but most often affects the carotid, vertebral, renal arteries and ... Complications such as aneurysms, dissections, or occlusion of othe renal artery have been associated with renal artery FMD. ...
*  Cheek pouch
... of the common carotid. This artery splits into an internal and external branch, of which the latter extends dorsally and ... Dissections at Boston University by Frank Brodie describe the various bifurcations (or splittings) ...
*  Sympathetic trunk
... and forms a plexus on the internal carotid artery; the inferior part travels in front of the coccyx, where it converges with ... Dissection of side wall of pelvis showing sacral and pudendal plexuses. Sacral plexus of the right side. Diagram of efferent ... The superior end of it is continued upward through the carotid canal into the skull, ...
*  Vertebral artery dissection
... is less common than carotid artery dissection (dissection of the large arteries in the front of the ... alpha 1 protein and causes skin fragility as well as weakness of the walls of arteries and internal organs. Marfan's syndrome ... The other type, carotid artery dissection, involves the carotid arteries. Vertebral artery dissection is further classified as ... or for symptoms of carotid artery dissection to occur at the same time as those of vertebral artery dissection. Some give a ...
*  Cerebrovascular disease
Arterial dissections are tears of the internal lining of arteries, often associated with trauma. Dissections within the carotid ... The common carotid artery divides into the internal and the external carotid arteries. The internal carotid artery becomes the ... arteries or vertebral arteries may compromise blood flow to the brain due to thrombosis, and dissections increase the risk of ... From the basilar artery are two posterior cerebral arteries. Branches of the basilar and PCA supply the occipital lobe, brain ...
*  Infratemporal fossa
... consisting of the maxillary artery originating from the external carotid artery and its branches. Internal maxillary branches ... Deep dissection. Anterolateral view The foramen ovale and foramen spinosum open on its roof, and the alveolar canals on its ... the infratemporal fossa including the middle meningeal artery inferior alveolar artery deep temporal artery buccal artery ... It is not fully enclosed by bone in all directions, and it contains superficial muscles that are visible during dissection ...
*  Brodmann area 15
The nerve gets this information from baroreceptors and chemoreceptors located in the carotid artery. This region has been shown ... and the internal granular layer (IV) is totally absent, so that the medium-sized pyramidal cells of layer III and the internal ... It is buried in the Sylvian Fissure and thus not visible on the surface of the brain without dissection. Area 15, like all ... It therefore receives input from the carotid sinus relaying blood pressure and blood chemistry information to the brain. ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Dissection of carotid artery (443.22) Dissection of iliac artery (443.23) Dissection of renal artery (443.24) Dissection of ... internal w/o complication (455.2) Hemorrhoids, internal w/ complication (455.3) Hemorrhoids, external w/o complication (455.4) ... Occlusion and stenosis of basilar artery (433.1) Occlusion and stenosis of carotid artery (433.2) Occlusion and stenosis of ... Basilar artery syndrome (435.1) Vertebral artery syndrome (435.2) Subclavian steal syndrome (435.3) Vertebrobasilar artery ...