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Superior Bulb of Internal Jugular Vein
Cardiovascular System

Superior Bulb of Internal Jugular Vein

Bulbus superior venae jugularis internae

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Description

The superior bulb of the internal jugular vein is a dilation of the internal jugular vein at its origin, where the sigmoid and inferior petrosal sinuses join. It lies below the posterior part of the tympanic floor.

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Internal Jugular Vein

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Internal jugular vein (IJV) is often posterolateral and commonly effaced

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