temporal vein


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Synonyms for temporal vein

any of several veins draining the temporal region

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The standard anatomical description of the veins of the face is of superficial temporal vein uniting with maxillary vein within the substance of the parotid gland to form retromandibular vein.
The patient had lost most of her eyebrow hairs, and had prominent temporal veins (figure 2) and flesh-colored papules on her cheeks.
In addition, erythematous or skin-colored papules may appear on the face, (3) and marked exaggeration of the temporal veins is a common finding.
Astik et al (2011) found the main trunk of the facial nerve and its divisions were forked between the maxillary and superficial temporal veins.
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