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Septal Branches of Posterior Ethmoidal Artery (Right)
Cardiovascular System

Septal Branches of Posterior Ethmoidal Artery (Right)

Rami septales arteriae ethmoideae posterioris

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Origin

The septal branches of the posterior ethmoidal artery arise from the posterior ethmoidal artery as it passes through the posterior ethmoidal canal.

Course

The septal branches of the posterior ethmoidal artery descend into the nasal cavity.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

As the name suggests, the septal branches of the posterior ethmoidal artery supply the septum of the nasal cavity.

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Posterior Ethmoidal Artery

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The posterior ethmoidal arteries (PEA), encountered 4 to 7 mm anterior to the optic nerve and just anterior to the rostrum of the sphenoid, represent the anterior boundary of the exposure.

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