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Carotid ophthalmic segment

The ophthalmic segment of the internal carotid artery (C6) extends from the distal dural ring (the take off of the ophthalmic artery to the origin of the posterior communicating artery.

It is the largest portion of the supraclinoid internal carotid artery.

The proximal portion is often obscured by the anterior clinoid process.

see Ophthalmic artery aneurysm.

carotid_ophthalmic_segment.txt · Last modified: 2018/02/26 21:29 by administrador