2010-04-06-12 Middle cerebral artery © Brito www.TheFetus.net
Middle cerebral artery
Julio Brito, MD.
Materno Fetal Medicine Unit, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
3D images of the middle cerebral artery. The middle cerebral artery is one the 3 major pair arteries which supplies blood to the brain. It arises from the internal carotid and branches to the lateral cortex and supplies anterior temporal lobes nad insular cortices.
Images 1,2: 3D rendering of the middle cerebral artery and circle of Willis. (*) on the image 2 indicates posterior communicating artery.