retromandibular


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ret·ro·man·dib·u·lar

(ret'rō-man-dib'yū-lăr),
Posterior to the lower jaw.
[retro- + L. mandibula, lower jaw]

retromandibular

(rĕt″rō-măn-dĭb′ū-lăr) [″ + mandibulum, jaw]
Behind the lower jaw.

ret·ro·man·dib·u·lar

(ret'rō-man-dib'yū-lăr)
Posterior to lower jaw.
[retro-, back + L. mandibula, lower jaw]

retromandibular

behind the lower jaw.
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Se procedio a realizar una diseccion mas profunda para evidenciar las variaciones venosas que explicaran el drenaje venoso en ausencia de la vena yugular externa; se encontro que la vena retromandibular (VRM) no se dividia en sus ramas anterior y posterior, y presentaba un calibre inusualmente amplio.
A respeito de outro ungulado, o cavalo, Peres (1956) fez referencia ao grande nervo que responde pela contratilidade da lingua indicando que este atravessa a regiao interna retromandibular, seguindo entre o milohioide e o genioglosso, e terminando em muitos raminhos como os do nervo lingual.
Although the mass was round on the axial images, it appeared to be tubular and inseparable from the lower retromandibular vein on the reformatted sagittal images (Figure 1).
Condylectomy of the patients was performed in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Children Hospital Lahore using combined Bramly-Alkayat mod- ified retromandibular and submandibular incisions.
External jugular vein formed by the union of posterior division of the retromandibular vein and the posterior auricular vein, begins at the angle of the mandible and descends obliquely, superficial to the sternocleidomastoid muscle to drain into the subclavian vein.
1999) confirmed Bleicker's findings that in newborns the small vessels of the anterior portion of the middle ear cross the petrotympanic fissure and reach the venous retrodiscal plexus that drains into the retromandibular vein, which is a part of the articular vascular plexus.
Treatment includes diabetes control, systemic antibiotics against anaerobes (usually P aeruginosa), and surgical management (debridement, drainage of the retromandibular space, and ligation or resection of the internal jugular vein).
At the lower border of the gland, the anterior and posterior branches of retromandibular vein, the Cervical branch of Facial Nerve were identified.
Imaging studies revealed a 6-cm-diameter mass, with its epicenter in the right retromandibular space.
Expansion of tumor occurs in the plane of least resistance medially towards the tonsil and lateral pharyngeal wall and posteriorly into retromandibular area presenting as a medial displacement of tonsil, soft palate and pharynx or presenting as a mass near angle of mandible (1,2).