The artery which leads to bleeding in Woodruff's area is?

The artery which leads to bleeding in
Woodruff’s area is?
a) Anterior ethmoidal artery
b) Sphenopalatine artery
c) Greater palatine artery
d) Superior labial artery
Correct Answer - B
Ans. is ‘b’ i.e., Sphenopalatine artery [Ref Scott Brown 7h/e Vol-
2p. 1597; Dhingra 5th/e p. 190]
Woodruff’s area : ?
It is situated under the posterior end of inferior turbinate.
Sphenopalatine artery anastomoses with posterior pharyngeal artery
here. Posterior epistaxis occurs in this area.