Posterior auricular artery

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The posterior auricular artery is a branch of the external carotid artery and supplies scalp posterior to the auricle and the auricle itself.


Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 5916
Section: Anatomy
Tags: refs, cases
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  • Posterior auricular arteries

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