anterior jugular vein

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Noun1.anterior jugular vein - arises below the chin from veins draining the lower faceanterior jugular vein - arises below the chin from veins draining the lower face; joins the external jugular vein
jugular, jugular vein, vena jugularis - veins in the neck that return blood from the head
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Here we report a case of complete upper airway obstruction precipitated by subtotal parathyroidectomy with ligation of anterior jugular vein collaterals in a patient with occult CVS.
Anterior jugular vein is identified & retracted laterally, Thyroid isthmus is exposed by retracting Strap muscles laterally followed by retraction of isthmus upwards.
Primary bleeding is commonly due to injury to the anterior jugular veins or thyroid isthmus, and most authors therefore recommend suture ligation of the thyroid isthmus.

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