The Human Anterior Tympanic Artery

  title={The Human Anterior Tympanic Artery},
  author={Richard Wasicky and Michael L. Pretterklieber},
  journal={Cells Tissues Organs},
  pages={388 - 394}
The variability of the origin of the anterior tympanic artery was investigated in 104 individuals of both sexes. A surprising laterality was found: thus, while the left anterior tympanic artery originated as a singular vessel from either the maxillary or the superficial temporal artery with almost equal frequencies (44.7 and 45.9%, respectively), the right anterior tympanic artery predominantly branched off from the maxillary artery (77.8% of cases). Besides the origin from either the maxillary… 

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