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Figure 3: Example of flow artifact on a double inversion recovery black-blood image, caused by circulating flow in the vicinity of the carotid bulb. Longitudinal view (a) of the artifact (arrow) shows it extending from the proximal end of the bulb (arrow heads). Axial view shows the resulting plaque-mimicking artifact (*).