anterior jugular vein

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arises below the chin from veins draining the lower face

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2) Immediate haemorrhage occurs from injury to anterior jugular vein, middle thyroid veins, thyroid gland & surrounding structures.
The anterior jugular vein was not found at its usual position, but it was passing horizontally superficially to the submandibular gland and joined the common facial vein.
Hollinshead (2) also described variable communications of the anterior jugular vein with the internal jugular or facial vein.
Hence, the anterior jugular vein, transverse cervical vein, and suprascapular vein, all of which usually open into the external jugular vein, in the present case opened into the internal jugular vein.
Computed tomography (CT) of the neck detected a thrombosis of the right anterior jugular vein that extended from the level of the hyoid to the supraclavicular area (figure, A).
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