Cystic vein

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Cystic vein
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The portal vein and its tributaries.
Details
Latin vena cystica
Drains from
gallbladder
Drains to
hepatic portal vein
cystic artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.682
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12850070
TA A12.3.12.012
FMA FMA:15403
Anatomical terminology

When present the cystic vein drains the blood from the gall-bladder, and, accompanying the cystic duct, usually ends in the right branch of the portal vein. It is usually not present, and the blood drains via small veins in the gall-bladder bed directly to the parenchyma of the liver.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.