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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 17: Figure 2

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Arteries and veins on the left side of the face and neck.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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Arteries and veins on the left side of the face and neck

a) m. Platysma (s. latissimus colli).
b) m. Trapezius.
c) m. Deltoideus.
d) m. Sternocleidomastoideus.
e) m. Splenius capitis.
f) m. Splenius colli.
g) m Occipitalis.
h) m. Auricularis posterior.
i) m. Superior Auricularis.
k) m. Masseter.
l) m. Buccinator.
m) m. Zygomaticus major.
n) m. Zugomaticus minor.
o) m. Orbicularis oris.
p) m. Triangularis menti.
q) m. Quadratus menti.
r) m. Orbicularis palpebrum.
s) m. Frontalis.
t) m. Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi.
u) Mandible.
v) m. Digastric, posterior belly.
w) m. Mylohyoideus.
x) m. Sternohyoideus.
y) m. Omohyoideus.

  1. external jugular vein.
  2. occipital vein.
  3. ramus communicans between external and internal jugular veins.
  4. internal jugular vein.
  5. anterior facial vein.
  6. labial vein.
  7. angular vein.
  8. temporal vein.
  9. ophthalmic vein.
  10. frontal vein.
  11. external carotid artery.
  12. posterior auricular artery.
  13. superficial temporal artery.
  14. transverse facial artery.
  15. Maxillary artery.
  16. submental artery.
  17. angular artery.
  18. frontal artery.
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