Anterior auricular veins

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Anterior auricular veins
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Veins of the head and neck (anterior auricular veins not labeled, but region is visible)
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Lateral head anatomy detail
Details
Drains toSuperficial temporal vein
ArteryAnterior auricular branches of superficial temporal artery[1]
Identifiers
LatinVenae auriculares anteriores
TAA12.3.05.040
FMA70853
Anatomical terminology

The anterior auricular veins are veins which drain the anterior aspect of the external ear.[2] The veins drains to the superficial temporal vein.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Susan Standring (7 August 2015). Gray's Anatomy E-Book: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice. Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 500. ISBN 978-0-7020-6851-5.
  2. ^ Henry Gray (1867). Anatomy, descriptive and surgical. Henry C. Lea. p. 459.
  3. ^ Jean Cruveilhier (1844). The Anatomy of the Human Body. Harper & Brothers. p. 590.