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High bifurcation of common carotid artery, anomalous origin of ascending pharyngeal artery and anomalous branching pattern of external carotid artery.
Moreover, to reduce the rate of complications, as blindness, facial palsy, and other cranial nerve palsies, it is mandatory to know the anastomosis between the external carotid artery and the internal carotid artery [15,16].
The external carotid artery has approximately 8 major branches, which then branch into many smaller arteries.
The reference diameter of the external carotid artery should be between 3 - 6 mm and the reference diameter of the common carotid artery should be between 5 - 13 mm.
The treatment of choice at The Headache Clinic in Johannesburg for intractable migraine where the pain has been positively diagnosed to originate in the terminal branches of the external carotid artery is permanent surgical closure of the relevant vessels.
If most of the branches from external carotid artery were interrupted, which in turn made the main part of the tumor keep attached to the ICA, new blood vessels derived from ICA become possible, then the tumor ends up with the major blood supply from ICA with the tumor growth and erosion into the ICA.
Normally the common carotid artery bifurcates into an external carotid artery and internal carotid artery at the level of upper lamina of thyroid cartilage.
The anomalous origins reported where vertebral artery of aortic arch between the left common carotid (LCC) and left subclavian (LSA), after left subclavian (LSA) artery, from the thyrocervical trunk, from the brachiocephalic trunk (BCT), from the common carotid artery, from the external carotid artery.
We ICA: Internal carotid artery, ECA: External carotid artery.
1) The rich blood supply to this muscle and to the auricle is largely derived from perforating branches of the posterior auricular artery, which is a branch of the external carotid artery.
01 mm, Gehaka, SP, Brazil) the arterial length and diameters were measured as follows: total length of the common carotid arteries (CCA), external diameter of the CCA at origin level, external diameter of the CCA at bifurcation level, external diameter of the internal carotid artery (ICA) and external diameter of external carotid artery (ECA), both at origin levels.
The left common carotid artery (Figure 3) and external carotid artery (Figure 4) were diffusely small, but with normal Doppler waveforms.