Anterior Temporal Artery

Anterior Temporal Artery
Brain Arteries

Temporal branch of the Middle Cerebral Artery.

  • Temporopolar: The artery extends from the sphenoidal segment of the MCA via the operculum inferior surface and supplies the polar and anterior lateral portions of the temporal lobe. The vessel can be identified in 52% of normal angiograms
  • Anterior temporal:This artery extends in the similar fashion and the temporopolar and vascularizes the same regions.

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