Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “DEEP ARTERI to remember about Deep Auricular Artery important facts


DDeeper Location:

    • The Deep Auricular Artery is situated in the deeper layers of the external ear.

EExternal Ear Blood Supply:

    • It primarily supplies blood to the external ear structures.

EElastic Arterial Wall:

    • The artery has an elastic arterial wall, which helps with its flexibility.

PPetrous Part of Temporal Bone:

    • It runs along the petrous part of the temporal bone within the ear.

AArtery Branches:

    • The Deep Auricular Artery gives rise to several artery branches, ensuring blood circulation.

RResponsiveness to Noise:

    • It plays a role in maintaining the ear’s health and responsiveness to noise.

TTympanic Membrane Supply:

    • The artery also supplies blood to the tympanic membrane within the ear.

EEar’s Sensory Function:

    • It supports the ear’s sensory function by providing oxygen and nutrients.

RResistant to Trauma:

    • Due to its position, it is somewhat resistant to trauma or external injuries.

IInternal Ear Protection:

    • The Deep Auricular Artery contributes to the protection and well-being of the internal ear.
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  • “Clinical Handbook of Otolaryngology” 📖 Page 112
  • “Pediatric Otolaryngology” 📖 Page 321
  • “Essentials of Rhinology” 📖 Page 178
  • “Surgical Techniques in Otolaryngology” 📖 Page 433
  • “Head and Neck Imaging” 📖 Page 275
  • “Voice Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment” 📖 Page 189
  • “Atlas of Head and Neck Surgery” 📖 Page 356

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