meningeal artery


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Noun1.meningeal artery - any of three arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structuresmeningeal artery - any of three arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structures
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
anterior meningeal artery - branch of the anterior ethmoidal artery that supplies meninges in the anterior cranial fossa
middle meningeal artery - branch of the maxillary artery; its branches supply meninges
posterior meningeal artery - branch of the ascending pharyngeal artery that supplies the dura mater of the posterior cranial fossa
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It is the weakest part of the skull owing to the relatively thin bone and is commonly used as a landmark for neurosurgery related to many structures within cranial cavity such as middle meningeal artery and Broca's area (Escosa-Bage et al.
The most common location of epidural hematoma is temporoparietal region 66%) which occurs due to injury to the middle meningeal artery.
The best treatment for PA originating from IMA is the occlusion of the affected artery, by transarterial embolic agents, distally at the level of the middle meningeal artery origin.
Furthermore, the vessel that supplied muscles at the cervical region and separated from the common carotid artery, the ascending pharyngeal artery and middle meningeal artery also participated in the vascularization of the ganglion.
His paper on anomalous middle meningeal artery, in the bilateral absence of foramen spinosum was a case of a single skull.
A rare form of intraosseous meningioma can cause lytic bony changes with their blood supply, usually from the middle meningeal artery, while the blood supply of a plasmacytoma could be from the external carotid artery, mainly from superficial temporal branch and muscular branches of the vertebral artery.
It has three branches: tentorial artery, dorsal meningeal artery and the inferior hipophyseal artery.
39) These include: distal external carotid artery ethmoidal perforators to the ophthalmic artery, superficial temporal artery to the middle cerebral artery, middle meningeal artery to the ophthalmic artery, and occipital artery to the vertebral artery (Figure 7).