ethmoidal artery


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Noun1.ethmoidal artery - a branch of the ophthalmic artery supplying structures in and around the nasal capsule
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
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At this point, a medial canthal incision was made, and vessels extending over the nasal bridge were clipped, as was the anterior ethmoidal artery.
Anterior ethmoidal artery ligation has traditionally been performed by an external approach, although an endoscopic option is possible.
We describe a patient with a traumatic anterior ethmoidal artery bleed who needed to be taken to a tertiary care center 8 hours away for endoscopic ablation, which was not available at our hospital.