lingual artery


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Related to lingual artery: lingual vein, maxillary artery, lingual nerve, ascending pharyngeal artery
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Noun1.lingual artery - an artery originating from the external carotid artery and supplying the under side of the tonguelingual artery - an artery originating from the external carotid artery and supplying the under side of the tongue
mouth - the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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Our experience as outlined in this report is similar to that of others who have reported treatment of sublingual hematoma secondary to trauma or surgical manipulation within the floor of the mouth, (8) anticoagulation therapy, (9) or malignant hypertension leading to rupture of the lingual artery.
The lesion was highly vascularized, and it demonstrated intense intralesional contrast enhancement; its blood supply was provided by branches of the left lingual artery (figure 2).
Post-traumatic upper airway obstruction secondary to a lingual artery hematoma.