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Veins

Superficial Veins of the Neck

There are 2 superficial veins of the neck. All these are as follows: External jugular vein. Anterior jugular vein. External Jugular Vein The starting point is just below the angle of the mandible by the joining of posterior section of retromandibular vein and posterior auricular vein. It

Internal Jugular Vein

Brain and the majority of the tissues of the head and neck are emptied by internal jugular vein. First it starts as the direct continuation of the sigmoid sinus in the base of the skull below the jugular foramen and then by joining the subclavian vein to

Venous Drainage of the Brain

The veins of the brain drain into the intracranial dural venous sinuses, which eventually drains into the internal jugular veins of the neck. The characteristic features of the venous drainage of the brain are as follows: The venous return in the brain doesn’t follow the arterial pattern.

Facial Vein

Supratochlear and supraorbital veins from the scalp unite near the medial angle of the eye to form the angular vein. Course It passes downwards and backwards and becomes the facial vein. It passes behind the facial artery. It crosses the anteroinferior angle of the masseter muscle. It

Veins of Head and Neck

It is the continuation of axillary vein and extends from the outer border of the first rib to the medial border of the scalenus anterior, where it joins the internal jugular vein to form brachiocephalic vein. The subclavian vein forms an arch across the pleura at a

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