common facial vein

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vein formed by union of facial vein and the retromandibular vein and emptying into the jugular vein

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The RMV continued downwards and joined with the facial vein (FV) to form the common facial vein (CFV) at the angle of mandible.
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.
Present observations report the anterior jugular vein draining and terminating into internal jugular after joining the common facial vein, while the paramedian portion of the anterior jugular vein was found missing on the right side.
Common facial vein and facial artery were ligated and submandibular gland retracted up.
The anterior division of retromandibular vein joined with facial vein to form common facial vein that drained into left subclavian vein directly.