From the case: Arteries of the neck

Modality: Diagram

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  • Common carotid artery - “ The common carotid artery is a paired structure that supplies blood to the head and neck.  Summary origin: left: branch of the aortic arch rig...”
  • Carotid body - “ The carotid body is located within the neck, and in close proximity to the carotid bifurcation. It is composed of a number of chemoreceptor cells ...”
  • Superior thyroid artery - “ The superior thyroid artery is a branch of the external carotid artery and supplies the larynx and thyroid gland. Summary origin: branch of the ...”
  • Arterial supply of the head and neck - “ The arteries of the head and neck are branches of the common carotid and subclavian arteries. common carotid artery carotid body carotid bifurc...”
  • Ascending pharyngeal artery - “ The ascending pharyngeal artery, the smallest branch of the external carotid artery, is a long, slender vessel, deeply seated in the neck, beneath...”
  • External carotid artery - “ The external carotid artery (ECA) is one of the two terminal branches of the common carotid artery. The other terminal branch is the internal caro...”

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