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From: Combined anomalous origin of a left inferior thyroid artery and a left vertebral artery: a case report

Figure 1

Cadaveric photo after highlighting in colour the anatomical structures of interest. Left vertebral artery (1) arising from the root of the left subclavian artery (4), close to the aortic arch and behind the left common carotid artery (5). The left inferior thyroid artery (2) originates from the left vertebral and supplies the thyroid gland. The recurrent laryngeal nerve (3) originating from the vagus nerve (6) can also be seen emerging behind the inferior thyroid artery.

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