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internal carotid

[in′tərn·əl kə′räd·əd]
(anatomy)
A main division of the common carotid artery, distributing blood through three sets of branches to the cerebrum, eye, forehead, nose, internal ear, trigeminal nerve, dura mater, and hypophysis. Also known as internal carotid artery.
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Absence of the supraclinoid internal carotid artery in association with intracranial aneurysms.
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The study involved patients hospitalized in the Department of Vascular Surgery and Angiology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland, undergoing CEA due to internal carotid artery stenosis.
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Knowledge about the ossification of Carotico-Clinoid Ligament (CCL) is important in neurosurgical operations because the presence of an ossified CCL may form a potential site for compression of internal carotid artery leading to various neurovascular complaints.
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In most cases, adaptation to the anatomy is essential to gain control of the common and internal carotid artery.
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Three months ago, I suddenly developed a stroke, as a result of a spontaneous internal carotid artery dissection (ICAD).

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