superficial temporal artery

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su·per·fi·cial tem·po·ral ar·ter·y

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origin, a terminal branch of the external carotid (with maxillary artery); branches, transverse facial, middle temporal, orbital, parotid, anterior auricular, frontal, and parietal.

su·per·fi·cial tem·po·ral ar·te·ry

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl tem'pŏr-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
origin, a terminal branch of the external carotid (with maxillary artery); branches, transverse facial, middle temporal, orbital, parotid, anterior auricular, frontal, and parietal.
Synonym(s): arteria temporalis superficialis.

superficial temporal artery

An end branch of the external carotid artery; it supplies blood to the scalp in front of the ear and to the parotid glands. Its branches include the transverse facial, middle temporal, anterior auricular, zygomaticoorbital, frontal, and parietal arteries.
See also: artery
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Meningiomas can cause a similar high density peripheral lesion with homogeneous enhancement, and they exhibit adjacent dural reaction, so-called "dural tail." A rare form of intraosseous meningioma can cause lytic bony changes with their blood supply, usually from the middle meningeal artery, while the blood supply of a plasmacytoma could be from the external carotid artery, mainly from superficial temporal branch and muscular branches of the vertebral artery.
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