Common facial vein
|Common facial vein|
Veins of the head and neck.
|Drains to||jugular vein|
The Facial vein usually unites with the anterior branch of the Retromandibular vein to form the Common Facial Vein, which crosses the external carotid artery and enters the internal jugular vein at a variable point below the hyoid bone.
The common facial vein is not present in all individuals.
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