Arterial Occlusion Cartotid Artery

Ashley Davidoff MD

Copyright 2012


Occlusion of the Right Carotid

Collateral Flow through the Circle of Willis

This angiogram of the carotid arteries, (a,b) show an occluded right common carotid artery (white arrow)with serpiginous thrombus in the artery behind the occlusion (maroon overlay in b and d). The left common carotid artery is almost a normal artery and fills the right system via the circle of Willis (red arrow) The occluded left common carotid and thrombus is magnified in c and d.

Davidoff art copyright 2012 Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD 113403c02L04.9