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Thyrolingual trunk arising from the common carotid bifurcation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22159950     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Carotid arteries and their branches exhibit a wide range of variations. However, variations in the origin of the thyrolingual trunk from the common carotid artery are rare. We observed a case of thyrolingual trunk arising from the bifurcation point of the right common carotid artery during a routine dissection class for medical undergraduates. The thyrolingual trunk was running medially and downward before dividing into the upper lingual artery and the lower superior thyroid artery. No such variation was noted from the bifurcation point of the left common carotid artery.
Authors:
S D Jadhav; M P Ambali; R J Patil; P P Roy
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e265-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anatomy, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University, Karad, Maharashtra 415110, India. drsurekha_32@yahoo.in.
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