Neck Vascular Lesions

  • Riccardo Ferrari
  • Michele Galluzzo
  • Stefania Ianniello
  • Caterina Pizzi
  • Margherita Trinci
  • Vittorio Miele


Neck injuries are often a challenge for emergency room radiologists. This chapter describes the anatomy, pathology, radiological techniques, protocols, and main radiological signs needed to recognize and to correctly describe epi-aortic vessel pathology in trauma patients.


Trauma Trauma imaging Polytrauma Supraaortic vessel injuries CT MR US Carotid dissection Vertebral artery traumatic injuries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Riccardo Ferrari
    • 1
  • Michele Galluzzo
    • 1
  • Stefania Ianniello
    • 1
  • Caterina Pizzi
    • 1
  • Margherita Trinci
    • 1
  • Vittorio Miele
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Emergency RadiologyS. Camillo HospitalRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyCareggi University HospitalFlorenceItaly

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