frontal branch of superficial temporal artery

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fron·tal branch of su·per·fi·cial tem·po·ral ar·ter·y

[TA]
terminal branch of superficial temporal artery (with parietal branch) supplying anterolateral scalp and underlying musculature, periosteum, and outer table and diploë of cranium; anastomoses: across midline with contralateral partner; supratrochlear and supraorbital arteries.

fron·tal branch of su·per·fi·cial tem·po·ral ar·te·ry

(frŏntăl branch sūpĕr-fishăl tempŏr-ăl ahrtĕr-ē) [TA]
Terminal branch of superficial temporal artery supplying anterolateral scalp and underlying musculature, periosteum, and outer table and diploë of cranium.
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Using the frontal branch of the superficial temporal artery as a landmark for locating the course of the temporal branch of the facial nerve during rhytidectomy: an anatomical study.
Anatomy of the frontal branch of the facial nerve: the significance of the temporal fat pad.
A disadvantage associated with the use of a TPFF is the risk of injury to the frontal branch of the facial nerve.
In our patient, given the proximity to the frontal branch of the seventh cranial nerve and patient preference, radiation therapy was initiated.
A frontal branch of the middle cerebral artery is identified and isolated.
We do not believe that if you are placing an ICD in mild heart failure patients, that in the presence of a left frontal branch block, you consider a drive-by resynchronization therapy as well," said panelist Mandeep Mehra, M.
During the course of the dissection, the frontal branch of the nerve was transected, and a graft from the ipsilateral great auricular nerve was used to repair it.
At the 2-week follow-up, the patient exhibited paralysis of the frontal branch of the left facial nerve, but all other branches were intact.