External carotid artery mnenomic

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  • SALFOPSM represents the branches the external carotid artery. What does SALFOPSM mean? Who knows? But be thankful that it is easy to remember.

  • S: Superior thyroid artery
  • A: Ascending pharyngeal artery
  • L: Lingual artery
  • F: Facial artery
  • O: Occipital artery
  • P: Posterior auricular artery
  • S: Superficial temporal artery
  • M: Maxillary artery


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