MCQs on Vascular Supply of Head and Neck - Part 3


# Internal carotid artery at the bifurcation from the common carotid is :
A. Lateral to the external carotid
B. Medial to external carotid
C. Posterior to external carotid
D. Anterior to external carotid

# Foramen transversarium transmit :
A. Internal jugular vein
B. Inferior petrosal sinus
C. Sigmoid sinus
D. Vertebral artery

# The cavernous sinus communicates directly with all except :
A. Inferior petrosal sinus
B. Pterygoid venous plexus
C. Veins in orbit
D. Sigmoid sinus and straight sinus

# Middle thyroid vein drains into :
A. External jugular vein
B. Anterior jugular vein
C. Internal jugular vein
D. Brachiocephalic vein

# Ophthalmic artery is the branch of __________ part of internal carotid artery .
A. Intra cavernous
B. Intra petrous
C. Intra cerebral
D. Extra cranial

# Artery palpable at the anterior border of masseter is :
A. Maxillary artery
B. Facial artery
C. Lingual artery
D. Superficial temporal artery

# Anterior spinal artery is a branch of :
A. Internal carotid artery
B. Basilar artery
C. Vertebral artery
D. Labyrinthine artery

# Blood supply of coronoid process of mandible is primarily from :
A. Inferior alveolar artery
B. Deep temporal artery
C. Facial artery
D. Middle meningeal artery

# Dangerous area of the face is :
A. Above the line joining tragus to the nasal fold
B. Area drained by angular facial vein
C. Spheno-ethmoidal recess
D. All of the above

# Middle meningeal artery is a direct branch of :
A. External carotid artery
B. Internal maxillary artery
C. Superficial temporal artery
D. Middle cerebral artery

# Posterior communicating artery is a branch of :
A. Middle cerebral artery
B. External carotid artery
C. Internal carotid artery
D. Ophthalmic artery

# Carotid sheath contains all except :
A. Carotid artery
B. Internal jugular vein
C. Vagus nerve
D. Phrenic nerve
# The facial vein communicates with the cavernous sinus through :
A. Retromolar vein and internal jugular vein
B. External jugular vein and internal jugular vein
C. Internal jugular vein and retromandibular vein
D. Superior ophthalmic vein and pterygoid venous plexus

# What is not true of facial artery ?
A. Main source of oxygenated blood to palatine tonsil
B. Is a branch of internal carotid artery
C. Supplies branches to both upper and lower lips
D. Conveys post ganglionic sympathetic nerve fibers to the submandibular gland

# Treatment of choice for subgaleal hematoma is:
A. Incision and evacuation
B. Needle aspiration
C. Antibiotics and then drain
D. Conservative

# Internal thoracic veins are tributaries of the :
A. Azygous
B. Subclavian
C. Internal jugular
D. Brachiocephalic

# Injury to one of the following arteries leads to extradural hematoma :
A. Middle meningeal artery
B. Facial artery
C. Temporal artery
D. Anterior cerebral artery

# Infecion spreading via lymphatics from the lower lip first enter the blood stream at the :
A. Brachiocephalic vein
B. Inferior labial vein
C. Inferior labial artery
D. Pterygoid venous plexus

# The following arteries provide a rich blood supply to the face , EXCEPT the :
A. Buccal artery
B. Mental artery
C. Posterior auricular artery
D. Infraorbital artery

# Tributaries of the cavernous sinus includes all of the following except :
A. Superior petrosal sinus
B. Inferior petrosal sinus
C. Superficial middle cerebral vein
D. Deep middle cerebral vein

# The transverse venous sinus continues as :
A. Straight sinus
B. Cavernous sinus
C. Sigmoid sinus
D. Ethmoidal sinus

# All of the following supply TMJ except :
A. External carotid artery
B. Internal maxillary artery
C. Transverse facial artery
D. Branches supplying lateral pterygoid

# Right anterior quadrant of the scalp is supplied by the following arteries except :
A. Right supra orbital artery
B. Right supra trochlear artery
C. Right superficial temporal artery
D. Right maxillary artery
# The following branches originate directly from the subclavian artery except :
A. Vertebral
B. Thyrocervical trunk
C. Internal thoracic
D. Supra scapular

# Common facial vein is formed by the union of :
A. Anterior facial and posterior facial veins
B. Anterior facial and posterior auricular veins
C. Anterior facial and maxillary veins
D. anterior facial and anterior branch of the *posterior facial vein

# The external carotid artery divides at the level of :
A. Angle of mandible
B. Neck of the mandible
C. Oblique line of thyroid cartilage
D. Lower border of cricoid cartilage

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