retromandibular vein


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Synonyms for retromandibular vein

posterior branch of the facial vein

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Although the mass was round on the axial images, it appeared to be tubular and inseparable from the lower retromandibular vein on the reformatted sagittal images (Figure 1).
A T1-weighted, fat-suppressed, contrast-enhanced image showed an enhancing lesion in apparent continuity with the adjacent retromandibular vein (Figure 2).
External jugular vein formed by the union of posterior division of the retromandibular vein and the posterior auricular vein, begins at the angle of the mandible and descends obliquely, superficial to the sternocleidomastoid muscle to drain into the subclavian vein.
In the present case, he superficial temporal vein united with maxillary vein to form retromandibular vein within the substance of the left parotid gland.
Here we present 2 such cases and, for comparison, a case of mild widening of the retromandibular vein.
The retromandibular vein and external carotid artery were exposed by removing more of the gland.
Initial imaging of the neck comprised an ultrasound scan; this demonstrated normal right sided vasculature but abnormal left EJV and retromandibular veins.