Retromandibular vein

The retromandibular vein, also called the posterior facial vein, is formed by the union of the superficial temporal (Read more!) and maxillary veins (Read more!). It usually happens within the tissue of the parotid gland (Read more!) at its superior aspect. The vein travels behind the ramus of the mandible, going between it and the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

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