common carotid artery

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common carotid artery

[¦käm·ən kə′räd·əd ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
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Arterial anatomy of carotid vessels and their relationship to an enhancing lesion of the neck can also evaluated by CT angiography.
Age was found to be significantly correlated with the thickness of intima media layers of carotid vessel.
In our 2 patients with a type II tumor, the mass had compressed the carotid vessels.
In case of embolic stroke, the patient should undergo imaging of the carotid vessels by duplex ultrasonography, CT angiography, MRI angiography, or catheter angiography.
This mass has a positive Fontaine sign, which means that the mass is vertically fixed and laterally mobile because of the adherence of the carotid vessel.
Perhaps, these observations were related to some morphofunctional specialisations of the carotid vessels, which had been constantly subjected to local functional adaptations.