Carotid Canal

Definition The carotid canal is an important route within the temporal bone (temple) of the head. This canal provides a passage for the internal carotid artery (ICA) that circulates blood mainly to the brain, along with some autonomic nerves that …

Uncal Herniation

Overview Uncal herniation is a typical type of transtentorial herniation in which uncus, which is the innermost part of the temporal lobe of brain, heads for the tentorium and eventually puts pressure on the midbrain (upper brainstem) and the oculomotor …