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Colen Flash-Review Neurosurgery THIRD EDITION

Colen Flash-Review Neurosurgery THIRD EDITION

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Published by Dr. Chaim B. Colen
Colen Flashcard for Neurosurgery Board Exams. Third Edition. Buy today at www.colenpublishing.com
Colen Flashcard for Neurosurgery Board Exams. Third Edition. Buy today at www.colenpublishing.com

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Published by: Dr. Chaim B. Colen on Jan 06, 2011
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COPYRIGHT -------------------------------------------------- 1PREFACE ------------------------------------------------------ 1HOW USE THIS CARD REVIEW ------------------------- 1CONTRIBUTORS -------------------------------------------- 4GLOSSARY --------------------------------------------------- 1NEUROSURGERY ------------------------------------------ 106NEUROLOGY ------------------------------------------------ 62NEUROPATHOLOGY -------------------------------------- 238NEUROANATOMY ----------------------------------------- 53NEUROCRITICAL CARE ---------------------------------- 84NEURORADIOLOGY --------------------------------------- 89NEUROBIOLOGY ------------------------------------------- 73BONUS BIOSTATISTICS ---------------------------------- 5
Which of the following statements is INCORRECT regarding the anatomy of thecavernous carotid artery? A.The inferior hypophyseal artery is most commonly a branch of themeningohypophyseal trunk.B.The inferior hypophyseal artery passes medially to the posterior pituitary capsule.
C.Persistent trigeminal arteries can also originate from the posterior verticalsegment of the cavernous ICA and pass posteriorly through the posterior wall of the sinus to join the basilar artery between the origin of the superior and anterior inferior cerebellar arteries.D.The tentorial artery, or the artery of Bernasconi and Cassinari, is the mostinconstant branch of the meningohypophyseal trunk.
The correct answer is D. Themeningohypophyseal trunk the most
artery (labeled below).
Meningohypophyseal trunkTentorial arteryInferior hypophyseal arteryDorsal meningeal artery ©™
meningohypophyseal trunk
usually arises from the posterior aspectof the central third of the posterior bendof the artery at the level of the dorsumsellae and frequently gives rise to threebranches: the tentorial artery(
Bernasconi and Cassinari
the dorsalmeningeal artery, and the inferior hypophyseal artery.
Isolan G, de Oliveira E, Mattos JP. Microsurgical anatomy of the arterial compartment of the cavernous sinus: analysis of 24cavernous sinus. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2005 Jun;63(2A):259-64
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