Posterior auricular vein
|Vein: Posterior auricular vein|
|Veins of the head and neck. (Posterior auricular visible behind ear.)|
|Latin||v. auricularis posterior|
|Gray's||subject #167 646|
|Drains to||external jugular vein|
|Artery||posterior auricular artery|
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It receive the stylomastoid vein, and some tributaries from the cranial surface of the auricula.
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