Deep middle cerebral vein

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Vein: Deep middle cerebral vein
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Sagittal section of the skull, showing the sinuses of the dura. (Cerebral veins labeled at center left.)
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Base of brain. (Lateral fissure visible at top left.)
Latin vena media profunda cerebri
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Drains to basal vein
Artery middle cerebral artery

The deep middle cerebral vein (deep Sylvian vein) receives tributaries from the insula and neighboring gyri, and runs in the lower part of the lateral cerebral fissure.

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