Carotid Artery Illustration

Medical illustration company, The Pridgeon Design Group created this illustration for Health Dialog. It is used on a webpage about the treatment for blockage in the carotid arteries. Medical Illustrator, Paul Pridgeon consulted with producers from Health Dialog and consultants from Harvard University to create a series of illustrations and animations.

Carotid artery disease is a disease in which a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside the carotid arteries. You have two common carotid arteries, one on each side of your neck. They each divide into internal and external carotid arteries.
The Pridgeon Design Group is a medical illustration company with studios in Boston and Sarasota.