carotid_cistern

image.slidesharecdn.com_368acoaaneurysm-161010124734_95_368-acoa-aneurysm-8-638.jpg The carotid cistern, is situated between the carotid artery and the ipsilateral optic nerve. It contains:

The internal carotid artery.

The origin of the anterior choroidal artery.

The origin of the posterior communicating artery.

A 1- or 2-mm segment of naked internal carotid artery lies between the investment of the carotid cistern and the dura of the cavernous sinus 1).

Wackenheim A, Braun JP, Babin E, Megret M. The carotid cistern. Neuroradiology. 1973 Apr;5(2):82-4. PubMed PMID: 4788975. 2)


1)
Yasargil MG: Microneurosurgery. Stuttgart: Georg Thieme Verlag, 1984, Vol 1, pp 26-32
2)
Wackenheim A, Braun JP, Babin E, Megret M. The carotid cistern. Neuroradiology. 1973 Apr;5(2):82-4. PubMed PMID: 4788975.
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