anterior meningeal artery

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Related to Anterior ethmoidal artery: anterior ethmoidal nerve, sphenopalatine artery
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branch of the anterior ethmoidal artery that supplies meninges in the anterior cranial fossa

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Two of these patients had presented following head trauma, and their epistaxis was subsequently controlled with anterior ethmoidal artery ligation performed via an external approach.
The anatomic location of the anterior ethmoidal artery makes it susceptible to injury during head trauma and therefore should always be considered early on as a source of epistaxis following head trauma.
Hence, information regarding the location of the anterior ethmoidal artery from imaging is not available preoperatively.
We describe a patient with a traumatic anterior ethmoidal artery bleed on whom a cricket helmet was used to provide traction after posterior nasal packing with a Foley balloon catheter.
At the tertiary center, he underwent endoscopic ablation of the anterior ethmoidal artery, which was found to be torn and bleeding.
In our patient, the site of refractory bleeding was the anterior ethmoidal artery at the skull base.
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