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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In both cases, this diastolic collapse was best seen in one of the right infraclavicular regions from the bottom to the top, and extending downwards just below the clavicle and externally at the greater skin-vein, especially recognized at the anterior jugular vein.
Hemorrhage most frequently found from wound edges, followed by anterior jugular veins and innominate artery.
It has been reported to be found in all neck veins, though most commonly occurring in the IJV, followed by the external jugular vein, anterior jugular vein, and other communicating veins.
A crossover route utilising the anterior jugular venous system (AJVS) and the jugular venous arch (JVA) may be considered.
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.

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