Superior phrenic vein

Superior phrenic vein
Drains from Thoracic diaphragm
Drains to Azygos vein
hemiazygos vein
Artery Superior phrenic artery
Latin Vena phrenica superior
TA A12.3.07.010
FMA 70888

Anatomical terminology

The superior phrenic vein, i.e., the vein accompanying the pericardiacophrenic artery, usually opens into the internal mammary vein.


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

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