facial artery

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Synonyms for facial artery

an artery that originates in the external carotid and gives off branches that supply the neck and face

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9 Buccal fat pad is an easily accessible tissue with reasonable mobility and adequate blood supply from facial artery ,maxillary artery and superficial temporal artery.
Again, a source could not be identified on direct examination, and computed tomography angiogram (CTA) was obtained that showed an 8mm facial artery PA (Figure 2).
Take care not to injure inferior buccinator branches of facial artery to prevent haematoma.
Niranjan (1988) described a great quantity of variations in the distance, the manner of completion of the facial artery, and the form in which the labial arteries originate.
These structures include the parotid gland, masticator space, minor and ectopic salivary glands, lymph nodes, muscle, sinuses, facial artery and vein, and other neurovascular structures.
Tenderness has also been reported over the proximal 6 cm of the internal carotid or the facial artery.
In sad expressions, he says, these muscles allow more blood to move out of the brain through the facial artery and increase the circulation of blood back to the brain.
no was Stanle used it to Mr Hall tried to defend himself using his arms, legs and feet but was left with a number of injuries, with his jugular and facial artery cut.
Designed as a true myocutaneous flap based on the facial artery, the nasolabial flap is a robust and versatile flap.
The nasolabial flap is a local arterialized flap with an axial blood supply provided either by the facial artery (inferiorly based flap), or by the superficial temporal artery through its transverse facial branch, and the infraorbital artery (superiorly based flap).
The facial artery may be ligated at this point, but it is not necessary.
Lip and vermilion reconstruction with the facial artery musculomucosal flap.
Complications following parotidectomy for LEL included facial nerve palsy (N = 3), seroma formation (N = 5) and facial artery false aneurysm (N = 1).
But in majority of cases in lingual thyroid is supplied by branches of lingual artery or facial artery which can be ligated or coagulated.