Dorsal scapular vein

Dorsal scapular vein
Drains to subclavian vein
Artery dorsal scapular artery
Latin vena scapularis dorsalis
TA A12.3.08.004
FMA 22931

Anatomical terminology

The dorsal scapular vein is a vein which accompanies the dorsal scapular artery. It usually drains to the subclavian vein, but can also drain to the external jugular vein.[1]


  1. "Definition: dorsal scapular vein from Online Medical Dictionary". Retrieved 2007-08-30.

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