jugular vein

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Related to Jugular veins: internal jugular vein, axillary vein, subclavian vein, vena jugularis, Carotid arteries

jugular vein

[′jəg·yə·lər ‚vān]
(anatomy)
The vein in the neck which drains the brain, face, and neck into the innominate.
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Central venous catheterization in infants and children: a comparison of internal and external jugular vein approaches.
Head rotation during internal jugular vein cannulation and the risk of carotid artery puncture.
Effects of mild Trendenlenburg on central hemodynamics and internal jugular vein velocity, cross-sectional area, and flow.
Internal jugular vein thrombosis is an uncommon disease that has been associated with central intravenous catheterization, IV drug abuse, hypereoagulability, infection, and atherosclerosis.
In 1936, Lemierre described a syndrome that was characterized by anaerobic septicemia, internal jugular vein thrombosis, and septic emboli that arose secondary to infections of the head and neck, particularly in the oropharynx.
A 27-year-old man (a soldier on active duty) was transferred to our institution for evaluation of bilateral internal jugular vein thrombosis, fever, and pharyngitis from a suspected occult malignancy.
As was the case in the review by Sinave et al, (6) all 41 patients in our study were presumed to have had internal jugular vein thrombosis if they exhibited pleuropulmonary involvement.
Classic Lemierre's syndrome is characterized by (1) primary infection in the oropharynx, (2) septicemia documented by at least one positive blood culture, (3) clinical or radiographic evidence of internal jugular vein thrombosis, and (4) at least one metastatic focus.
37 Four patients manifested significant thrombosis beyond the internaijugular vein, including the external jugular vein, sigmoid sinus, and superior vena cava.
Anomalous relationship of the spinal accessory nerve to the internal jugular vein.
Fenestration of internal jugular vein and relation to spinal accessory nerve: Case report and review of the literature.
Multidetector CT findings of an extraordinary fenestration of the internal jugular vein.