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*  Subclavian artery
The usual branches of the subclavian on both sides of the body are the vertebral artery, the internal thoracic artery, the ... Magnetic Resonance Angiography Right subclavian artery Brachial plexus and subclavian artery Aberrant subclavian artery ... it becomes the axillary artery. On the right side the subclavian artery arises from the brachiocephalic (innominate) artery ... The left subclavian artery supplies blood to the left arm and the right subclavian artery supplies blood to the right arm, with ...
*  Internal carotid artery
... from the common carotid arteries where these bifurcate into the internal and external carotid arteries at cervical vertebral ... The named branches of the petrous segment of the internal carotid artery are: the vidian artery or artery of the pterygoid ... C2: Branches from the petrous portion Caroticotympanic arteries Artery of pterygoid canal (vidian artery) C3: Branches from the ... The internal carotid artery is a major paired artery, one on each side of the head and neck, in human anatomy. They arise ...
*  Vertebral artery dissection
... (VAD) is a flap-like tear of the inner lining of the vertebral artery, which is located in the neck ... Vertebral artery dissection is one of the two types of dissection of the arteries in the neck. The other type, carotid artery ... Vertebral artery dissection is less common than carotid artery dissection (dissection of the large arteries in the front of the ... The vertebral arteries arise from the subclavian artery, and run through the transverse foramen of the upper six vertebrae of ...
*  Intracranial aneurysm
Aneurysms in the posterior circulation (basilar artery, vertebral arteries and posterior communicating artery) have a higher ... communicating artery Posterior communicating artery Middle cerebral artery Internal carotid artery Tip of basilar artery ... In the case of broad-based aneurysms, a stent may be passed first into the parent artery to serve as a scaffold for the coils.[ ... Basilar artery aneurysms represent only 3%-5% of all intracranial aneurysms but are the most common aneurysms in the posterior ...
*  Vertebral artery
The vertebral arteries are major arteries of the neck. Typically, the vertebral arteries originate from the subclavian arteries ... the vertebral artery sends branches to the surrounding musculature via the anterior spinal arteries. The vertebral artery may ... Inside the skull, the two vertebral arteries join to form the basilar artery at the base of the Pons. The basilar artery is the ... The vertebral arteries arise from the subclavian arteries, one on each side of the body, then enter deep to the transverse ...
*  Vertebral artery test
The Vertebral Artery Test or Wallenberg Test is a physical exam for vertebral artery insufficiency. Commonly VA involves ... How does evidence on the diagnostic accuracy of the vertebral artery test influence teaching of the test in a professional ...
*  Meningeal branches of vertebral artery
The meningeal branches of vertebral artery (posterior meningeal branch) springs from the vertebral opposite the foramen magnum ...
*  Vertebrobasilar insufficiency
Intracranial MRA is mostly sufficient to evaluate vertebrobasilar arteries, while extracranial vertebral arteries are better ... Vertebral Artery Occlusion Complicating Yoga Exercises. Arch Neurol. 1977;34(9):574-575. doi:10.1001/archneur. ... could occlude the contralateral vertebral artery and result in decreased blood flow to the brain if the contralateral artery is ... causing the carotid or vertebral arteries to tear.[medical citation needed] Other such triggers, which normally require ten ...
*  Viral meningitis
"Vertebral artery dissection associated with viral meningitis". BMC Neurology. 12. "Using new genomic techniques to identify the ... It has been proposed that viral meningitis might lead to inflammatory injury of the vertebral artery wall. The Meningitis ...
*  Hemifacial spasm
In detail compression of the seventh cranial nerve by a dolichoectatic (a distorted, dilated, and elongated) vertebral artery ... Rahman, M.D. Ersalan; Jonathan D. Trobe; Stephen S. Gebarski (June 2002). "Hemifacial Spasm Caused by Vertebral Artery ...
*  Carotid artery dissection
Aortic dissection Vertebral artery dissection Amal Mattu; Deepi Goyal; Barrett, Jeffrey W.; Joshua Broder; DeAngelis, Michael; ... Carotid artery dissection is a separation of the layers of the artery wall supplying oxygen-bearing blood to the head and brain ... 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 ...
*  Styloglossus
The internal carotid and vertebral arteries. Right side. Course and distribution of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory ... Passing downward and forward between the internal and external carotid arteries, it divides upon the side of the tongue near ...
*  Hyoglossus
The internal carotid and vertebral arteries. Right side. Distribution of the maxillary and mandibular nerves, and the ... The lingual vein passes medial to the hyoglossus, and the lingual artery passes deep to the hyoglossus. Laterally, in between ... the stylohyoid ligament and the lingual artery and lingual vein. ...
*  Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle
The internal carotid and vertebral arteries. Right side. Muscles of the palate seen from behind. Dissection of the pharyngeal ...
*  Occipital artery
The internal carotid and vertebral arteries. Right side. The nerves of the scalp, face, and side of neck. Posterior primary ... The occipital artery arises from the external carotid artery opposite the facial artery. Its path is below the posterior belly ... The deep portion anastomoses with the vertebral artery and with the a. profunda cervicalis, a branch of the costocervical trunk ... In other specimens, the mastoid artery is a branch of the occipital artery, rather than the auricular branch. Meningeal branch ...
*  Superior thyroid artery
Diagram showing the origins of the main branches of the carotid arteries. The internal carotid and vertebral arteries. Right ... This artery branches from the superior thyroid artery near its bifurcation from the external carotid artery. Together with the ... Superior thyroid artery Muscles, arteries and nerves of neck.Newborn dissection. Muscles, nerves and arteries of neck.Deep ... It can connect with the artery of the opposite side and with the laryngeal arteries. This artery must be ligated at the thyroid ...
*  Suboccipital venous plexus
The plexus surrounds segments of the vertebral artery.. ... The external vertebral venous plexuses travel inferiorly from ... It communicates with the external vertebral venous plexuses. ...
*  Joseph Maroon
... they published the case of Golfer's Stroke from Vertebral Artery Dissection. Further groundbreaking publications include the ... golf-induced stroke from vertebral artery dissection". Surgical Neurology. 67 (2): 163-168; discussion 168. doi:10.1016/j. ... and to assess ophthalmic artery reversal of flow indicating a thrombosis of the carotid artery (1969). Maroon et al. published ... Maroon, J. C.; Campbell, R. L.; Dyken, M. L. (1970-04-01). "Internal carotid artery occlusion diagnosed by Doppler ultrasound ...
*  Condylar canal
It is immediately superior to the extradural vertebral artery, which is making a loop above the posterior C1 ring to enter the ... Bilateral condylar canals (arrows) above the vertebral arteries. Dr. Victor Yang 2009 Base of skull. Inferior surface. This ...
*  Fibromuscular dysplasia
... or occlusion of othe renal artery have been associated with renal artery FMD. The carotid and vertebral arteries are most ... FMD can be found in almost every artery in the human body, but most often affects the carotid, vertebral, renal arteries and ... Ex vivo renal artery reconstruction is sometimes used for complex diseases where branches of the renal artery are affected. ... Spontaneous dissection of the carotid and vertebral arteries. N Engl J Med. 2001;344;898-906.. ...
*  Chiropractic
There is controversy regarding the degree of risk of vertebral artery dissection, which can lead to stroke and death, from ... Miley ML, Wellik KE, Wingerchuk DM, Demaerschalk BM (2008). "Does cervical manipulative therapy cause vertebral artery ... Palmer hypothesized that vertebral joint misalignments, which he termed vertebral subluxations, interfered with the body's ... Vertebrobasilar artery stroke (VAS) is statistically associated with chiropractic services in persons under 45 years of age, ...
*  Chiropractic treatment techniques
Miley ML, Wellik KE, Wingerchuk DM, Demaerschalk BM (2008). "Does cervical manipulative therapy cause vertebral artery ... a device said to detect the level of neurophysiologic activity due to the existence of vertebral subluxation based on changes ... between cervical manipulative therapy and vertebrobasilar artery stroke. A 2012 review found that there is not enough evidence ...
*  Sense of balance
"Bilateral Middle Cerebellar Peduncle Infarction Caused by Traumatic Vertebral Artery Dissection." JNeurosci. 01 Mar. 2001. Web ...
*  Suboccipital nerve
It lies within the suboccipital triangle along with the vertebral artery, where the artery enters the foramen magnum. It ... Vertebral artery Upper part of medulla spinalis and hind- and mid-brains; posterior aspect, exposed in situ. Suboccipital ...
*  Cervical vertebrae
This separates the carotid artery from the vertebral artery and the carotid artery can be massaged against this tubercle to ... On the left side it occasionally gives passage to the vertebral artery; more frequently the vertebral vein traverses it on both ... through which the vertebral artery, vertebral veins and inferior cervical ganglion passes. The remainder of this article ... Cervical vertebrae, lateral view (shown in blue and yellow). Vertebral column Vertebral column. X-Ray of cervical vertebrae. X- ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Dissection of iliac artery (443.23) Dissection of renal artery (443.24) Dissection of vertebral artery (443.29) Dissection of ... Basilar artery syndrome (435.1) Vertebral artery syndrome (435.2) Subclavian steal syndrome (435.3) Vertebrobasilar artery ... Occlusion and stenosis of carotid artery (433.2) Occlusion and stenosis of vertebral artery (434) Occlusion of cerebral ... Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries (433.0) Occlusion and stenosis of basilar artery (433.1) ...
*  Neck manipulation
... stroke and vertebral artery dissection. Chances of stroke may be increased due to possible tears in neck arteries, known as ... Haldeman, Scott; Carey, Paul (September 2002). "Clinical perceptions of the risk of vertebral artery dissection after cervical ...