Suprahyoid Branch of Lingual Artery

The suprahyoid branch of the lingual artery runs along the upper border of the hyoid bone, supplying oxygenated blood to the muscles attached to it and anastomosing with its fellow of the opposite side.


List of arteries of head and neck (TA A12.2.05–08, GA 6.549)
CC
EC
sup. thyroid
  • superior laryngeal
  • sternocleidomastoid branch
  • infrahyoid branch
  • cricothyroid branch
  • glandular branches
asc. pharyngeal
  • posterior meningeal
  • pharyngeal branches
  • inferior tympanic
lingual
  • suprahyoid
  • dorsal lingual
  • deep lingual
  • sublingual
facial
  • cervical branches (ascending palatine, tonsillar, submental, glandular)
  • facial branches (inferior labial
  • superior labial / nasal septum
  • lateral nasal
  • angular)
occipital
  • sternocleidomastoid
  • meningeal
  • occipital
  • auricular
  • descending
post. auricular
  • stylomastoid
  • stapedial
  • auricular
  • occipital
sup. temporal
  • transverse facial
  • middle temporal (zygomatico-orbital)
  • anterior auricular
  • frontal
  • parietal
maxillary
1st part / mandibular
  • anterior tympanic
  • deep auricular
  • middle meningeal (superior tympanic, petrosal)
  • accessory meningeal
  • inferior alveolar (mental, mylohyoid)
2nd part / pterygoid
  • to muscles of mastication (deep temporal, pterygoid, masseteric)
  • buccal
3rd part / pterygopalatine
  • posterior superior alveolar
  • infraorbital (anterior superior alveolar)
  • descending palatine (greater palatine, lesser palatine)
  • artery of the pterygoid canal
  • sphenopalatine (posterior septal branches, posterior lateral nasal)
  • pharyngeal
IC
cervical
  • carotid sinus
petrous
  • Vidian
  • caroticotympanic
cavernous/
ophthalmic
  • orbital group:anterior ethmoidal (anterior septal, anterior lateral nasal, anterior meningeal)
  • posterior ethmoidal
  • lacrimal (lateral palpebral)
  • medial palpebral
  • terminal (supraorbital, supratrochlear, dorsal nasal)

ocular group: central retinal

Willis/Cerebral
  • ACA (anterior communicating, medial striate)
  • MCA (anterolateral central, Orbitofrontal artery, Prefrontal artery, Superior terminal branch, Inferior terminal branch, Anterior temporal branch)
  • posterior communicating
  • anterior choroidal
SC
vertebral artery
  • meningeal
  • spinal (posterior, anterior)
  • basilar: pontine
  • labyrinthine
  • cerebellar (AICA, SCA, PICA)
  • cerebral (PCA)
thyrocervical trunk
inferior thyroid
  • inferior laryngeal
  • tracheal
  • esophageal
  • ascending cervical
  • pharyngeal
  • glandular branches
transverse cervical
  • superficial branch
  • deep branch / dorsal scapular
suprascapular
  • acromial branch
costocervical trunk
  • deep cervical
  • Supreme Intercostal artery

M: VAS

anat (a:h/u/t/a/l,v:h/u/t/a/l)/phys/devp/cell/prot

noco/syva/cong/lyvd/tumr, sysi/epon, injr

proc, drug (C2s+n/3/4/5/7/8/9)

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