maxillary artery

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maxillary artery

[′mak·sə‚ler·ē ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
A branch of the external carotid artery which supplies the deep structures of the face (internal maxillary) and the side of the face and nose (external maxillary).
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Yorgancilar, "Sudden rupture of the internal maxillary artery causing pseudoaneurysm (mandibular part) secondary to subcondylar mandible fracture," Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, vol.
Bansal, "Management of pseudoaneurysm of internal maxillary artery resulting from trauma," Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, vol.
Usually 4 Fr catheter was used and advanced over the guide wire to selectively cannulate the common carotid, external carotid, internal maxillary and facial arteries.
Sphenopalatine artery ligation: An alternative to internal maxillary artery ligation for intractable posterior epistaxis.
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).
Deficits can also occur through anastomotic connections, such as those between the internal maxillary and ophthalmic arteries and between the occipital and vertebral arteries.
After angiography failed to demonstrate any active bleeding with the balloon in place, he underwent embolization of both distal internal maxillary arteries and the right facial artery with Gelfoam pledgets.
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.
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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