Internal carotid artery segments (mnemonic)

The internal carotid artery segments, according to the Bouthillier et al clinical classification, can be recalled by the following mnemonic:

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Mnemonic

  • cervical segment
  • petrous segment
  • lacerum segment
  • cavernous segment
  • clinoid segment
  • ophthalmic segment
  • communicating segment
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rID: 44371
System: Vascular
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • ICA segments (mnemonic)
  • C'mon Please Learn Carotid Clinical Organizing Classification

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