Where is the hypophyseal artery?
Also, what is a hypophyseal aneurysm?
Background: Superior hypophyseal artery (SHA) aneurysms form a unique subgroup of paraclinoid aneurysms having a propensity to grow to a large size in the suprasellar region resulting in compression of the optic nerve, chiasma, and/or tract.
Similarly, what is the carotid terminus? The internal carotid artery is a terminal branch of the common carotid artery; it arises around the level of the fourth cervical vertebra when the common carotid bifurcates into this artery and its more superficial counterpart, the external carotid artery.
Similarly, it is asked, where does the internal carotid artery enter the skull?
The internal carotid artery runs upward through the neck and enters the skull through the carotid canal, located in the petrous portion of the temporal bone just superior to the jugular fossa.
What artery supplies the hypothalamus?
superior hypophyseal artery