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Skull Base and Maxillofacial Region

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Abstract

The vascularization of the maxillofacial region is dependent upon the development of the carotid arteries. All the variations encountered in that region represent the changes that occur to the various sources of supply during embryological development. It is certainly useful to be familiar with this dynamic vision of the arterial tree in order to understand and anticipate the vascularization patterns often seen in clinical practice.

Keywords

Middle Meningeal Artery Facial Artery Maxillary Artery Inferior Thyroid Artery Lingual Artery 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre HospitalierUniversitaire de BicêtreLe Kremlin BicêtreFrance
  2. 2.Albert Einstein School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.Beth Israel Medical Center New YorkNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Division of Neuroradiology University of Toronto / University Health Network, Department of Medical ImagingToronto Western Hospital, FP3-210TorontoCanada

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