Pancreaticoduodenal veins

Pancreaticoduodenal veins

The portal vein and its tributaries. (Pancreaticoduodenal labeled near center, at pancreas.)
Drains from pancreas, duodenum
Drains to portal vein, superior mesenteric vein
Artery Inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery, Superior pancreaticoduodenal artery
Latin venae pancreaticoduodenales
TA A12.3.12.023
FMA 70930

Anatomical terminology

The pancreaticoduodenal veins accompany their corresponding arteries: the superior pancreaticoduodenal artery and the inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery ; the lower of the two frequently joins the right gastroepiploic vein.


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

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