anterior tympanic artery


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an·te·ri·or tym·pan·ic ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, first (retromandibular) part of the maxillary; distribution, middle ear; anastomoses, tympanic branches of internal carotid and ascending pharyngeal and stylomastoid.

Glaser,

Johann H., Swiss anatomist, 1629-1675.
glaserian artery - Synonym(s): anterior tympanic artery
glaserian fissure - Synonym(s): petrotympanic fissure

an·te·ri·or tym·pan·ic ar·te·ry

(an-tērē-ŏr tim-panik ahrtĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, first (retromandibular) part of the maxillary; distribution, middle ear; anastomoses, tympanic branches of internal carotid and ascending pharyngeal and stylomastoid.
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It is the anterior tympanic artery, which is a branch of the maxillary artery and enters the middle ear through the petrotympanic fissure.
The main blood vessel derives from the incudal branch of the anterior tympanic artery, which runs through the anterior malleolar plication (Figure 2(a)).
The blood supply is guaranteed by a branch of the anterior tympanic artery inside the plication of the superior malleolar ligament (blue arrow) and inside the anterior malleolar plication with its dividing point to the malleus and incus (red arrow).

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