Arteries of the Head and Neck
Frontal view of a schematic
drawing of the
carotid arteries, vertebral arteries, and
intracranial vessels and
their relationship with the brain.
Left oblique view of an angiogram of the aortic arch showing the most common configuration of the aortic arch branches, which is encountered in more than two thirds of the population. The brachiocephalic trunk is the first branch, the left carotid is the second, and the left subclavian is the third branch of the aortic arch.
The above images and legends have been borrowed with permission. Renan Uflacker. Atlas of Vascular Anatomy an Angiographic Approach: Second Edition. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins © 2007