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The disease used to be called “temporal arteritis” because the temporal arteries, which course along the sides of the head just in front of the ears (to the temples) can become inflamed. However, we also know that other blood vessels, namely the aorta and its branches, can also become inflammed.Should I be worried about atherosclerosis in the temporal artery?
For reasons that aren't quite clear, atherosclerosis rarely develops in this artery, so you don't need to worry that it is being clogged up by the same kind of blockage as those that led to your bypass operations. The temporal artery can develop an inflammation called "temporal arteritis," but this causes a decrease in pulsations.What causes a decrease in pulse rate in the temporal artery?
The temporal artery can develop an inflammation called "temporal arteritis," but this causes a decrease in pulsations. In fact, in temporal arteritis you often can't feel the pulse through this artery at all. You aren't the only person to feel this.What is a superficial temporal artery to middle artery bypass?
Go to: ABSTRACT The superficial temporal artery to middle artery bypass is a technique that allows the blood supply from the extracranial carotid circulation to be routed to the distal middle cerebral artery branches. The procedure allows blood flow to bypass proximal lesions of the intracranial vasculature.