Carotid Artery Dissection

The carotid arteries, located in the front of the neck, are the main supplier of blood to the brain. When the lining of the artery ruptures and breaks, blood leaks into the artery wall and may cause clotting within the artery.

For more information on this and other related conditions, or to contact us directly, please visit the Brain Aneurysm Center or the Stroke Center .