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Arteries

Infraorbital Artery

Origin The infraorbital artery originates from the infraorbital foramen along with the infraorbital nerve and is a terminal branch of the maxillary artery. Insertion Along most of its course and on exiting the foramen, this small artery which has the diameter of approx. 1.0 mm accompanies the

Stylomastoid Artery

Origin Stylomastoid artery arises from the posterior auricular artery. It originates from a large superficial trunk which circulates the occipital artery zone in around 50% of occurrences and it originates straight from the distal external carotid artery into the remaining 50% of occurences. Insertion • The stylomastoid

Occipital Artery

The occipital artery arises from the posterior surface of the external carotid artery, and goes through Internal carotid artery Internal jugular vein, and vagus and accessory nerves. Origin The occipital artery arises from the posterior surface of the external carotid artery, in proportion to the angle of the

Supratrochlear artery

Origin The supratrochlear artery originates from the ophthalmic artery and is the generally bigger concluding branch. Insertion It perforates the orbital septum after arising from the ophthalmic artery and also travels in the superior and medial part of the orbit, medial towards the supratrochlear nerve. Via the

Dorsal Nasal Artery

Dorsal Nasal Artery a.k.a. External nasal emerges from the orbit over the medial palpebral ligament artery. It is the extra concluding branch of the ophthalmic artery.   Insertion The dorsal nasal artery originates from the orbit, in the middle of the trochlea and the medial palpebral ligament,

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