Structure exposed after parotid surgery is:
|A||Internal jugular vein|
Structure exposed after parotid surgery is facial nerve.
• Superficial parotidectomy: The dissection is made in the Patey's facio-venous plane and commenced at the postero-inferior border of the parotid gland, where the main trunk of the facial nerve is found out.
• Radical parotidectomy: Facial nerve is sacrificed, particularly if there is a reasonable prospect of cure.