retromandibular 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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Venous ectasias of the retromandibular vein are rare lesions that can mimic a parotid mass on imaging.
The tumor was bound anteriorly by the anterior digastric muscle and posteriorly by the sternocleidomastoid muscle and retromandibular fossa.
Initial imaging of the neck comprised an ultrasound scan; this demonstrated normal right sided vasculature but abnormal left EJV and retromandibular veins.
Micrognathia is the term used for a hypoplastic mandible with consequent small retromandibular space.
Segue no sentido cranio-rostral, medialmente ao ventre posterior do musculo digastrico, cruzando a arteria carotida comum no plano horizontal, penetrando na regiao retromandibular lateralmente ao osso hioide e se insinuando entre as fibras dos musculos milohioideo e hioglosso, comecando a se subdividir.
The external jugular vein began at the angle of the mandible as the continuation of posterior division of retromandibular and passed at first superficial to the sternocleidomastoid muscle, then deep to the muscle and drained into the internal jugular vein above the midpoint of the line joining the angle of the mandible to the middle of the clavicle.
Although it is used infrequently, the submandibular approach may be used to insonate the retromandibular and extradural segments of the ICA (Fig 6), if a patient's condition warrants or permits it.