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the veins of the head and neck can be divided into 3 sections:
The exterior head and facial veins
The neck veins
Veins of the brain and venous sinuses of dura mater (collectively called the diploic veins)
two large veins that occur on each side of the neck
veins located in the orbital cavity
vein on the side of the head
drains most of the blood from the face and the scalp
external jugular vein
begins in a plexus on the back part of the skull
occipital vein
direct continuation of the angular vein
facial vein
receives the superior laryngeal and cricothyroid veins
superior thyroid vein
a continuation of the axillary vein
subclavian vein