dorsal nasal artery


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dor·sal na·sal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, supratrochlear artery (derivative of ophthalmic artery); distribution, penetrates orbicularis oculi to supply skin of side of root of nose; anastomosis, angular (facial) artery.

dor·sal na·sal ar·te·ry

(dōr'săl nā'zăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ophthalmic; external artery of the nose; distribution, skin of side of root of nose; anastomoses, angular artery.
Synonym(s): external nasal artery.

dor·sal na·sal ar·te·ry

(dōr'săl nā'zăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, supratrochlear artery (derivative of ophthalmic artery); distribution, penetrates orbicularis oculi to supply skin of side of root of nose; anastomosis, angular (facial) artery.
Synonym(s): external artery of nose.
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classified dorsal nasal artery courses into five patterns; bilateral dorsal nasal arteries with unequal sizes, random distribution, a single dorsal nasal artery anastomosis with contralateral/ipsilateral lateral nasal artery, or bilateral lateral nasal arteries.
Facing the worst risk: confronting the dorsal nasal artery, implication for non-surgical procedures of nasal augmentation.
Another cadaver study from Thailand showed that the anatomy of the dorsal nasal artery is not consistent.

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