Carotid CT angiogram  
 

This image from a CT angiogram of the neck has been reformatted in an oblique sagittal plane to evaluate the carotid bifurcation. Several of the external carotid branches can be identified. The hyoid bone and calcified thyroid cartilage are labelled to serve as reference points.

 
 

Identify the following:

1. common carotid artery

2. internal carotid artery

3. external carotid artery

4. lingual artery

5. facial artery

6. maxillary artery

7. vertebral artery

8. hyoid bone

9. thyroid cartilage

 
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