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Carotid Artery, Common
MeSH HeadingCarotid Artery, Common
Tree NumberA07.231.114.186.200
Annotationdisease: coord NIM with CAROTID ARTERY DISEASES (IM)/ inj: consider CAROTID ARTERY INJURIES and specifics
Scope NoteThe two principal arteries supplying the structures of the head and neck. They ascend in the neck, one on each side, and at the level of the upper border of the thyroid cartilage, each divides into two branches, the external ( CAROTID ARTERY, EXTERNAL) and internal ( CAROTID ARTERY, INTERNAL) carotid arteries.
Allowable QualifiersAB AH CH CY DE EM EN GD IM IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RA RE RI SE SU TR UL US VI
Previous Indexing Carotid Arteries (1966-1992)
History Note93
Entry Combinationinjuries:Carotid Artery Injuries
Unique IDD017536


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Cardiovascular System [A07]
   Blood Vessels [A07.231]
      Arteries [A07.231.114]
         Carotid Arteries [A07.231.114.186]
Carotid Artery, Common [A07.231.114.186.200]
Carotid Artery, External [A07.231.114.186.200.210]
Carotid Artery, Internal [A07.231.114.186.200.230]
Carotid Sinus [A07.231.114.186.456]

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