Suprarenal veins

Suprarenal veins

The anterior surfaces of the kidneys, showing the areas of contact of neighboring viscera.
Drains from Adrenal gland
Artery Superior suprarenal artery, middle suprarenal artery, inferior suprarenal artery
Latin Venae suprarenales
TA A12.3.09.011
FMA 14348

Anatomical terminology

The Suprarenal veins or (Veins of Walshaw) are two in number:

They receive blood from the adrenal glands and will sometimes form anastomoses with the inferior phrenic veins.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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