Superior laryngeal artery

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The superior laryngeal artery accompanies the internal laryngeal branch of the superior laryngeal nerve, beneath thyreohyoideus.

It pierces the hyothyroid membrane, and supplies the muscles, mucous membrane, and glands of the larynx, anastomosing with the branch from the opposite side.

Summary
Head and neck anatomy
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Article Information

rID: 5895
Section: Anatomy
Tags: stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Superior laryngeal arteries

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