deep auricular artery


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deep au·ric·u·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, first part of maxillary; distribution, articulation of jaw, parotid gland, and external acoustic meatus and external tympanic membrane; anastomoses, auricular branches of superficial temporal and posterior auricular.
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deep au·ric·u·lar ar·te·ry

(dēp awr-ik'yū-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, first part of maxillary; distribution, articulation of jaw, parotid gland, and external acoustic meatus and external tympanic membrane; anastomoses, auricular branches of superficial temporal and posterior auricular.
Synonym(s): arteria auricularis profunda.
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The external auditory canal receives its blood supply from the postauricular and superficial temporal arteries laterally and from the deep auricular artery medially.
In 1900, Henri Luc described it as a sub-periosteal temporal abscess of otitic origin without intraosseous suppuration and suggested the possible pathway of microorganism spread from middle ear submucosa by anatomical pathways especially via the superior meatus, incisura Rivinus and along the branches of deep auricular artery [7].