External Carotid Artery Branches on Angiogram

Common carotid angiogram, lateral view, showing the anterior course of the external carotid artery related to the internal carotid artery.


  • superior thyroid artery (Th)
  • lingual artery (LA)
  • facial artery (FA)
  • occipital artery (large arrow)
  • ascending pharyngeal artery (small arrow)
  • internal maxillary artery (IMA)
  • middle meningeal artery (MMA)
  • middle deep temporal artery (DT)
  • superficial temporal artery (STA)


Bradač, G. B. Cerebral Angiography. Berlin: Springer, 2011. Print.

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