common carotid artery

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Synonyms for common carotid artery

runs upward in the neck and divides into the external and internal carotid arteries

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3) Management of carotid artery injuries in this patient population is a challenge.
4) Carotid artery injuries comprise 5% of arterial trauma, and while most of them occur with penetrating trauma, carotid injuries are increasingly being recognized as a complication of blunt trauma.
Carotid artery injuries have been described in varied injury mechanisms.