Occipital branch of posterior auricular artery
|Artery: Occipital branch of posterior auricular artery|
|The arteries of the face and scalp.|
|Latin||ramus occipitalis arteriae auricularis posterioris|
|Gray's||subject #144 557|
|Source||posterior auricular artery|
The occipital branch of posterior auricular artery passes backward, over the Sternocleidomastoideus, to the scalp above and behind the ear. It supplies the Occipitalis and the scalp in this situation and anastomoses with the occipital artery.
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