Computed tomography of the carotid space and related cervical spaces. Part I: Anatomy.

@article{Silver1984ComputedTO,
  title={Computed tomography of the carotid space and related cervical spaces. Part I: Anatomy.},
  author={Alexander J Silver and Michel E. Mawad and Sadek K. Hilal and P G Sane and S R Ganti},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1984},
  volume={150 3},
  pages={723-8}
}
The carotid space, parapharyngeal space, and paraspinal space are described. The carotid space is shown on computed tomography (CT) to be posterior to the parapharyngeal space and separated from it by the styloid apparatus. The paraspinal space is posterior to the carotid space and separated from it by the longus and anterior scalene muscles.