maxillary artery

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max·il·lar·y ar·ter·y

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.
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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] .
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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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Bansal, "Management of pseudoaneurysm of internal maxillary artery resulting from trauma," Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, vol.
During routine dissec-tion of a middle aged male cadaver, perfused with fixative solution based on formaldehyde we observed IAN arising by two roots from the mandibular nerve and the second part of the maxillary artery passing between the two roots.
It has an average distance of 10.18 mm and 7.6 mm to the maxillary artery groove and maxillary nerve groove respectively, so it's an anatomical structure that should be considered as a parameter for the surgical approach of the infratemporal fossa and the neurovascular elements contained in it.
Hard palate necrosis after bilateral internal maxillary artery embolization for epistaxis.
Moreover, percutaneous embolization of the maxillary artery requires the expertise of an interventional radiologist, which is not always available.
The aim of this work was establish a morphometric study of the REMR in the dromedary, using plan-by-plan classic progressive dissection, first in situ, maintaining the RERM within its connexions to the cerebral aterial circle (Willis circle), the proximal part of the internal carotid artery, the multiple branches of the maxillary artery and the external ophthalmic artery; then isolating it by section of the distal portion of the internal carotid artery and spreading itona horizontal plan to reconstruct it in rectilinear segments to measure its total length.
However, angiography of the left external carotid artery showed that the tip of the nail was located immediately adjacent to the left distal internal maxillary artery (figure 3, A).
In the 15mm embryo, the infraorbital and mandibular branches of the stapedial artery fuse with the external carotid artery and are destined to become the internal maxillary artery (Fisher; Greig).
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.).
According to Kuder (1983), the otic ganglia of the rat is located below the sphenoid bone, next to where the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve makes the foramen oval, being more closely related to the maxillary artery than to the mandibular nerve.
If the trocar enters the pterygomaxillary space, it could damage the internal maxillary artery, the infraorbital nerve, or branches of the trigeminal nerve.