lingual artery


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Synonyms for lingual artery

an artery originating from the external carotid artery and supplying the under side of the tongue

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Comparative anatomical studies in the terminal branches of the lingual artery of the adult sheep and dog.
Post-traumatic upper airway obstruction secondary to a lingual artery hematoma.
5 Ligation of lingual artery using ultrasonic scissors has already been reported.
This artery shows various colateral branches, among then the lingual artery which is responsible for the vascularization of the tongue, which has important functions as mastication, phonation, suction and deglutition.
The purpose of this study is to provide more information concerning about the origin, pathway and anatomic relations of the lingual artery in the region of the anterior trigone of the neck and also to measure the distances among the origin of this vase and facial and superior thyroid arteries and with the bifurcation of the common carotid artery aiming to characterize and to compare these distances, observing the presence or not of asymmetry, in order to auxiliate the general and bucomaxillofacial surgeons in the access of this artery.
Our experience as outlined in this report is similar to that of others who have reported treatment of sublingual hematoma secondary to trauma or surgical manipulation within the floor of the mouth, (8) anticoagulation therapy, (9) or malignant hypertension leading to rupture of the lingual artery.
The patient underwent digital subtraction angiography which revealed supply from right lingual artery (Fig.
The lesion was highly vascularized, and it demonstrated intense intralesional contrast enhancement; its blood supply was provided by branches of the left lingual artery (figure 2).
Intraoperative findings confirmed tumor involvement of the left lingual artery and hypoglossal nerve, both of which were sacrificed.
Superselective catheterization of the right lingual artery and the right internal maxillary artery was then carried out with a Rapid Transit microcatheter (Cordis; Miami Lakes, Fla.
Angiography demonstrated a left lingual artery disruption and hemorrhage.