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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[11] The frontal branch runs toward the midline of the forehead above the eyebrow, and the parietal branch supplies the parietal region (Fig.
The frontal branch of the facial nerve: the importance of its variations in face lifting.
Ascending frontal branch of middle cerebral artery.
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.
Postoperative CT angiography (CTA) [Figure 1]c and d] and cerebral angiography [Figure 1]e and f] showed a small aneurysm arising from a frontal branch of the left middle cerebral artery.
Barton, "The frontal branch of the facial nerve across the zygomatic arch: anatomical relevanceof the high-SMAS technique," Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol.
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.
Most of the temporal branch of the facial nerve went to the lower front of the superficial temporal artery frontal branch, entered into the deep surface of frontal muscle through the upper part of orbicularis muscle, and the outer edge of the frontal muscle.
"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.D., of the Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans.
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.