temporal artery


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temporal artery

The deep, the middle, or the superficial temporal artery.
See also: artery
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Temperature measurement in the adult emergency department: Oral, tympanic membrane and temporal artery temperatures versus rectal temperature.
Clinical nurse specialist-led evaluation of temporal artery thermometers in acute care.
The superficial temporal artery passes superficial to the posterior root of the zygomatic arch just anterior to the tragus.
Bypass to the intracranial giant or large internal carotid artery aneurysms: superficial temporal artery to middle cerebral artery bypass re-visited.
Tideman et al described the anatomical characteristics, blood supply, surgical technique in the clinical results of 12 cases of reconstructions of surgical defects in the oral cavity.9 Buccal fat pad is an easily accessible tissue with reasonable mobility and adequate blood supply from facial artery ,maxillary artery and superficial temporal artery. The procedure is simple, less time consuming involving minimum donor site mobility as compared to distant flap reconstruction procedures.
Care is taken not to damage perforating vessels from the transverse facial branch of the superficial temporal artery that lie laterally in the cheek.
The artery most commonly affected is the temporal artery on either side of the head under the skin and the condition is sometimes called temporal arteritis.
Embolism of the inferior temporal artery after craniothoracic trauma in mitral valve disease.
There may also be a circulatory problem in the temporal artery, which supplies blood to the scalp and jaw that usually leads to tenderness in the temple and a cramp-like pain after eating.
97 patients who received the same medical therapy with the addition of superficial temporal artery to middle cerebral artery bypass.
Under the compression of homolateral surface of temporal artery blood flow partially reduces.