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ARTERY-SUPERIOR THYROID

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ARTERY-SUPERIOR THYROID

1. Branch of the ECA
2. Slopes downwards with the vein to the upper pole of the thyroid gland.
3. Close behind it lies the external laryngeal nerve.

BRANCHES
4. Superior laryngeal artery - pierces the thyrohyoid membrane with the internal laryngeal nerve.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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