maxillary artery

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max·il·lar·y ar·ter·y

[TA]
primary artery of the infratemporal fossa; origin, external carotid; branches, first (retromandibular) part: deep auricular, anterior tympanic; second (infratemporal part: middle meningeal, inferior alveolar, masseteric, deep temporal, buccal; third (pterygopalatine) part: posterior superior alveolar, infraorbital, descending palatine, artery of pterygoid canal, sphenopalatine.

max·il·lar·y ar·te·ry

(mak'si-lar-ē ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, external carotid; branches, deep auricular, anterior tympanic, middle meningeal, inferior alveolar, masseteric, deep temporal, buccal, posterior superior alveolar, infraorbital, descending palatine, artery of pterygoid canal, sphenopalatine.
Synonym(s): arteria maxillaris [TA] .

max·il·lar·y ar·te·ry

(mak'si-lar-ē ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Primary artery of the infratemporal fossa.
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Speleman, "Internal maxillary artery pseudoaneurysm: a near fatal complication of seemingly innocuous pharyngeal trauma," Case Reports in Critical Care, vol.
Kathuria, "Pseudoaneurysm of the internal maxillary artery: a rare complication of condylar fracture," Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, vol.
(16) Only one of our three patients (patient 3) experienced any significant vascular injury: a distal internal maxillary artery laceration that was detected and treated.
Superselective catheterization of the right lingual artery and the right internal maxillary artery was then carried out with a Rapid Transit microcatheter (Cordis; Miami Lakes, Fla.) over a Glidewire Gold Tip (Boston Scientific; Natick, Mass.).
If the trocar enters the pterygomaxillary space, it could damage the internal maxillary artery, the infraorbital nerve, or branches of the trigeminal nerve.

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