middle temporal vein

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Related to temporal veins: temporal arteritis, Deep temporal artery
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Noun1.middle temporal vein - arises near the eyemiddle temporal vein - arises near the eye; joins the superficial temporal veins to form the retromandibular vein
temporal vein, vena temporalis - any of several veins draining the temporal region
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The patient had lost most of her eyebrow hairs, and had prominent temporal veins (figure 2) and flesh-colored papules on her cheeks.
In addition, erythematous or skin-colored papules may appear on the face, (3) and marked exaggeration of the temporal veins is a common finding.
Astik et al (2011) found the main trunk of the facial nerve and its divisions were forked between the maxillary and superficial temporal veins. The present study correlates with above said study.

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