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Carotid Space
Surjith Vattoth, MD, FRCR; H. Ric Harnsberger, MD
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Carotid space (CS)
    • Suprahyoid neck (SHN) and infrahyoid neck (IHN)
  • Definitions

    • Paired, tubular spaces surrounded by carotid sheath that contain carotid arteries, internal jugular veins (IJVs), and cranial nerves (CNs) IX-XII (SHN) and CNX (IHN)

IMAGING ANATOMY

  • Overview

    • Extent

      • Anatomy Relationships

        • Internal Contents

          • Fascia of CS

            ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

            • Questions

              • Imaging Recommendations

                • Imaging Approaches

                  • Imaging Pitfalls

                    CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                    • Clinical Importance

                      • Function & Dysfunction

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                        TERMINOLOGY

                        • Abbreviations

                          • Carotid space (CS)
                          • Suprahyoid neck (SHN) and infrahyoid neck (IHN)
                        • Definitions

                          • Paired, tubular spaces surrounded by carotid sheath that contain carotid arteries, internal jugular veins (IJVs), and cranial nerves (CNs) IX-XII (SHN) and CNX (IHN)

                        IMAGING ANATOMY

                        • Overview

                          • Extent

                            • Anatomy Relationships

                              • Internal Contents

                                • Fascia of CS

                                  ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                                  • Questions

                                    • Imaging Recommendations

                                      • Imaging Approaches

                                        • Imaging Pitfalls

                                          CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                                          • Clinical Importance

                                            • Function & Dysfunction