Medial Defects in the Meningeal Arteries

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    Diagram to illustrate the middle meningeal artery, showing the locations of classified medial defects in 45 subjects. The total number of defects is given before the parentheses, in which the number of large defects is added to the number of small defects.

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    Medial defect (between arrows) in the middle meningeal artery. The intima is somewhat thickened over the defect, which is situated typically at the distal carina of the bifurcation. (Aldehyde-fuchsin and van Gieson, ×70)

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