right common carotid artery


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right common carotid artery

A branch of the brachiocephalic artery supplying blood to the right side of the neck and the head.
See also: artery
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Tracheal nerve was branched into the lateral and the medial branch after its origin by 2 [+ or -] 0.12 cm, then those two branches pass cranially on the ventral surface of the trachea under the right common carotid artery, in which the lateral one passes under the right common carotid artery after its origin by 5.5 [+ or -] 0.35 cm while the medial one passes under the right common carotid artery after its origin by 3 [+ or -] 0.24 cm.
He was diagnosed to have right common carotid artery thrombus by carotid duplex ultrasonography and was started on warfarin and discharged.
Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a low-attenuation mass arising from the floor of the neck and tracking into the superior mediastinum, causing significant compression of the right common carotid artery and the subclavian vasculature (figure, A).
Measurements of the far wall were made 1 cm proximal to the bifurcation of the left and right common carotid artery, with the subject's head turned toward the opposite side by 45 degrees.