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Posterior auricular vein

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Drains from  Scalp
Dorlands /Elsevier  v_05/12849539
Drains to  External jugular vein
TA  A12.3.05.046
Posterior auricular vein
Artery  Posterior auricular artery
Latin  Vena auricularis posterior

The posterior auricular vein begins upon the side of the head, in a plexus which communicates with the tributaries of the occipital vein and superficial temporal veins.

It descends behind the auricula, and joins the posterior division of the posterior facial vein to form the external jugular.

It receive the stylomastoid vein, and some tributaries from the cranial surface of the auricula.

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Posterior auricular vein Wikipedia


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