Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “CHOROIDAL“ to remember about Anterior Choroidal Artery important facts
Mnemonic : CHOROIDAL
C – Circle of Willis: The Anterior Choroidal Artery is a branch of the internal carotid artery, which is part of the Circle of Willis.
H – Hippocampus: The Anterior Choroidal Artery supplies blood to the hippocampus, which is crucial for memory formation.
O – Optic Tract: This artery also provides blood to the optic tract, which plays a role in visual processing.
R – Red Nucleus: The Anterior Choroidal Artery supplies the red nucleus, involved in motor coordination.
O – Olfactory Tract: It contributes to the blood supply of the olfactory tract, essential for the sense of smell.
I – Internal Capsule: This artery runs through the internal capsule, which contains important neural pathways.
D – Deep Brain Structures: The Anterior Choroidal Artery supplies various deep brain structures, including the globus pallidus and putamen.
A – Artery Branch: Finally, remember that the Anterior Choroidal Artery is a significant branch of the internal carotid artery.
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- “Gray’s Anatomy” (Page 342)
- “Atlas of Human Anatomy” (Page 189)
- “Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy” (Page 506)
- “Clinically Oriented Anatomy” (Page 273)
- “Essential Clinical Anatomy” (Page 421)
- “Grant’s Dissector” (Page 154)
- “Moore’s Clinically Oriented Anatomy” (Page 309)
- “Surgical Anatomy” (Page 237) 📖