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2022 Oct 05

Clin Anat

New anatomical insights of the superficial zygomaticotemporal nerve for treating temporal migraine: an observational study.


The zygomaticotemporal nerve is known to contribute to temporal migraines; however, its precise anatomy remains unknown. The potential accessory branches of the zygomaticotemporal nerve may be considered a cause of continued temporal migraines after surgical procedures. In this study, we defined the novel superficial branch of the zygomaticotemporal nerve (sZTN) and investigated its anatomical course, distribution, and clinical implications.