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Eustachian Branch of Pharyngeal Trunk (Right)
Cardiovascular System

Eustachian Branch of Pharyngeal Trunk (Right)

Ramus Eustachius trunci pharyngei

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Quick Facts

Origin: Pharyngeal trunk.

Course: Medially towards the cartilaginous part of the auditory tube.

Branches: None.

Supplied Structures: Auditory tube.

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Origin

The Eustachian branch of the pharyngeal trunk is a small irregular branch arising from the pharyngeal trunk as it ascends in the neck.

Course

The Eustachian branch traverses medially towards the auditory tube.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The Eustachian branch supplies the cartilaginous part of the auditory tube.

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Eustachian Tube

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The Eustachian tubes (tuba auditiva) open in the lateral walls of the nasopharynx.

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