Friday, 7 January 2011

CORRECTION: anatomy answer scheme past year question (2008/2009)


A 44 year old man fall from tree&develop a severe scalp hematoma.the superficial temporal artery continued to bleed internally because he took an anticoagulant drugs for artificial valve.

1- which arteries must be ligated?-->EXTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY

2- what is the site beginning of the ligated artery?-->AT THE UPPER BORDER OF THE THYROID CARTILAGE (BETWEEN C3 & C4)

3- What is the site of termination of this artery?-->INSIDE THE PAROTID GLAND (BEHIND THE NECK OF THE MANDIBLE)

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