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CAROTID SHEATH

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CAROTID SHEATH

1. Extends from the arch of the aorta to the skull base.
2. Attached to the margins of the carotid canal in the petrous bone + inferior border of tympanic part of temporal bone.
3. Contents - ICA, IJV, CN IX, X, XI, XII.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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