Answer

 
 
     
  Question #1  
 

Your patient has an epidural hematoma, i.e. an accumulation of blood between the skull and the outer (periosteal) layer of dura. Which vessel is found in this area that would be a likely source of bleeding?

A. internal carotid artery

B. middle meningeal artery

C. occipital artery

D. superficial temporal artery

E. vertebral artery