retromandibular vein

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Related to Posterior facial: maxillary vein, common facial vein, superficial temporal vein, posterior auricular vein, Transverse facial vein
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Noun1.retromandibular vein - posterior branch of the facial vein; formed by temporal veins in front of the ear
facial vein, vena facialis - any of several veins draining the face
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This information, combined with the further imaging demonstration of continuity of each mass with the retromandibular vein (also known as the posterior facial vein), confirmed the diagnosis of venous ectasia.
We describe the design and utility of this flap as a simple, reproducible, and aesthetically pleasing method of reconstructing posterior facial concave deformities that occur as a result of superficial parotidectomy.
The facial artery and the posterior facial vein groove the posterior part of the gland.

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