inferior alveolar artery


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Synonyms for inferior alveolar artery

the alveolar artery that goes through the mandibular canal to supply the lower teeth

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Together with the inferior alveolar artery and vein, it enters the mandible via the mandibular foramen and runs an intraosseous course within the mandibular canal before dividing into two smaller branches, namely, the mental and the incisive nerves.
Sunohara, "Anastomosis between the inferior alveolar artery branches and submental artery in human mandible," Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, vol.
In this article we present a case of atypical origin and course of inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) and inferior alveolar artery (IAA).
Studies have shown that the mandibular bone in ORN patients, when compared to irradiated but nonosteoradionecrotic bone and to nonradiated bone, suggests that the inferior alveolar artery was obliterated or damaged to the extent that ischemia (low oxygen supply) occurred in the tissues in the area of distribution.
The artery in the RMC is the branch of inferior alveolar artery and the nerve derived from the inferior alveolar nerve (Kodera & Hashimoto, 1995; Capote et al.).