Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Pass throw parotid gland.. Facial nerve



Pass throw parotid gland:
a. Facial nerve. ***
b. Facial arteries.
c. External carotid veins.

Structures which pass through the parotid gland:
The facial nerve and its branches run through the gland superficial to the retromandibular vein.
The external carotid artery, which gives off its two terminal branches, the maxillary artery and the superficial temporal artery, inside the gland.
The retromandibular vein.