external jugular vein

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Noun1.external jugular vein - formed by the junction of the posterior auricular and the retromandibular veinsexternal jugular vein - formed by the junction of the posterior auricular and the retromandibular veins; empties into the subclavian vein
jugular, jugular vein, vena jugularis - veins in the neck that return blood from the head
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Just over the external jugular vein there were two punctures, not large, but not wholesome looking.
Tumor mass was surgically excised along with the capsule, after careful dissection of external jugular vein and carotid sheath in neck region.
The clavicle is thereby surrounded by venous ring made up of the larger branch of cephalic vein anteriorly, the smaller branch draining into the axillary vein inferiorly, and the external jugular vein draining into the subclavian vein superomedially.
The point where the external jugular vein crosses the posterolateral border of sternocleidomastoid muscle is the entry point.
The vein grafts, including bilateral native carotid arteries, and normal external jugular veins were cut off.
Figl, "External jugular vein cross-over as a new technique for percutaneous central venous port access in case of left central venous occlusion," Journal of Vascular Access, vol.
External jugular vein aneurysm: A rare cause of neck swelling.
Yang, "Evaluation of the efficacy of a novel radical neck dissection preserving the external jugular vein, greater auricular nerve, and deep branches of the cervical nerve," OncoTargets andTherapy, vol.
(1) Venous aneurysm of external jugular vein is very rare and very few cases have been reported in the English literature.
We report a case of predominantly external jugular vein (EJV) involvement in an adolescent male with negative blood culture results.

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