The anatomical features and surgical usage of the submental artery

@article{Pinar2005TheAF,
  title={The anatomical features and surgical usage of the submental artery},
  author={Yelda Atamaz Pinar and Figen Govsa and Okan Bilge},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
  year={2005},
  volume={27},
  pages={201-205}
}
The skin characteristics make the submental region an available flap site for facial and intraoral reconstructions. For this reason, the anatomy of the submental region and the submental artery (SA) has gained in importance recently. The SA branches out from the facial artery at the level of superior edge of the submandibular gland. The SA runs anteromedially below the mandible and superficial to the mylohyoid muscle. It gives off some perforating branches to the overlying platysma and… CONTINUE READING
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