Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries)

This gallery of images presents the anatomy of the neck vessels (carotid and vertebral arteries) by means of magnetic resonance angiography.

Image 1. MR-Angiography of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries).
1, Right subclavian artery. 2, Right vertebral artery. 3, Right internal carotid artery. 4, Left internal carotid artery. 5, Left external carotid artery. 6, Left common carotid artery. 7, Left subclavian artery. 8, Aorta.
  • Image 1. MR-Angiography of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries).
    1, Right subclavian artery. 2, Right vertebral artery. 3, Right internal carotid artery. 4, Left internal carotid artery. 5, Left external carotid artery. 6, Left common carotid artery. 7, Left subclavian artery. 8, Aorta.

  • Image 2. MR-Angiography of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries).
    1, Brachiocephalic trunk (or innominate artery). 2, Right subclavian artery. 3, Right vertebral artery. 4, Right common carotid artery. 5, Right internal carotid artery. 6, Left vertebral artery. 7, Left internal carotid artery. 8, Left common carotid artery. 9, Left subclavian artery. 10, Aorta.

  • Image 3. MR-Angiography of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries).
    1, Brachiocephalic trunk (or innominate artery). 2, Right subclavian artery. 3, Right vertebral artery. 4, Right common carotid artery. 5, Right internal carotid artery. 6, Left vertebral artery. 7, Left internal carotid artery. 8, Left common carotid artery. 9, Left subclavian artery. 10, Aorta.

  • Image 4. MR-Angiography of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries).
    1, Brachiocephalic trunk (or innominate artery). 2, Right subclavian artery. 3, Right vertebral artery. 4, Right common carotid artery. 5, Right internal carotid artery. 6, Left vertebral artery. 7, Left internal carotid artery. 8, Left common carotid artery. 9, Left subclavian artery. 10, Aorta.

  • Image 5. MR-Angiography of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries).
    1, Brachiocephalic trunk (or innominate artery). 2, Right subclavian artery. 3, Right vertebral artery. 4, Right common carotid artery. 5, Right internal carotid artery. 6, Left vertebral artery. 7, Left internal carotid artery. 8, Left external carotid artery. 9, Left common carotid artery. 10, Left subclavian artery. 11, Aorta.

  • Image 6. MR-Angiography of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries).
    1, Brachiocephalic trunk (or innominate artery). 2, Right subclavian artery. 3, Right vertebral artery. 4, Right common carotid artery. 5, Right internal carotid artery. 6, Left vertebral artery. 7, Left internal carotid artery. 8, Left external carotid artery. 9, Left common carotid artery. 10, Left subclavian artery. 11, Aorta.

  • Image 7. MR-Angiography of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries).
    1, Brachiocephalic trunk (or innominate artery). 2, Right subclavian artery. 3, Right vertebral artery. 4, Right common carotid artery. 5, Right external carotid artery. 6, Right internal carotid artery. 7, Left internal carotid artery. 8, Left subclavian artery. 9, Left common carotid artery. 10, Aorta.

  • Image 8. MR-Angiography of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries).
    1, Brachiocephalic trunk (or innominate artery). 2, Right subclavian artery. 3, Right vertebral artery. 4, Right common carotid artery. 5, Right external carotid artery. 6, Right internal carotid artery. 7, Left internal carotid artery. 8, Left vertebral artery. 9, Left common carotid artery. 10, Left subclavian artery. 11, Aorta.

  • Image 9 of 9. MR-Angiography of the neck (carotid and vertebral arteries).
    1, Brachiocephalic trunk (or innominate artery). 2, Right subclavian artery. 3, Right vertebral artery. 4, Right common carotid artery. 5, Right external carotid artery. 6, Right internal carotid artery. 7, Left internal carotid artery. 8, Left vertebral artery. 9, Left common carotid artery. 10, Aorta.

Reference

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