https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3369246/

First, artery tortuosity has been shown to be ... grafting in carotid arteries can lead to artery tortuosity.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3993849

Am J Surg. 1985 May;149(5):651-5. Management of the tortuous internal carotid artery. Mukherjee D, Inahara T. The tortuous internal carotid artery as the basis ...

https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1161/01.CIR.25.5.849

patients have been found to havetwisted or kinked carotid arteries, and the relation of this finding to ... less pulsating mass on the left side of the neck. During the ...

https://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/arterial-tortuosity-syndrome/

... such as the aorta, the pulmonary arteries, the carotid artery, and kidney (renal) arteries. ... The patients with tortuous arteries are prone to aneurysm formation, .... joints in the spine of the neck (cervical spine malformation or instability).

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carotid-artery-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20360519

Oct 4, 2018 ... Carotid artery disease occurs when fatty deposits (plaques) clog the blood vessels that deliver blood to your brain and head (carotid arteries).

https://journals.lww.com/jcraniofacialsurgery/fulltext/2010/11000/Tortuous_Internal_Carotid_Artery.107.aspx

Okami et al reported 3 cases of tortuous internal carotid artery bulging from the lateral pharyngeal wall, ... Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1995;112:479-482.

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/criot/2016/2028402/

Sep 27, 2016 ... Tortuous common carotid artery (CCA) is associated with a risk of injury during surgical procedures in the anterior cervical region, such as ...

https://www.webmd.com/heart/picture-of-the-carotid-artery

Jun 13, 2017 ... The carotid arteries are major blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain, neck, and face. There are two carotid arteries, one on the ...

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/criot/2016/1376926/

Oct 31, 2016 ... During the left side neck dissection, tortuous internal carotid artery imitating a metastatic mass was unexpectedly encountered in level IIb.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/when-a-pain-in-the-neck-is-serious

Aug 1, 2017 ... Two pairs of blood vessels in the neck — the carotid and vertebral arteries, known collectively as the cervical arteries — carry blood to the brain ...