The esophageal veins drain blood from the esophagus to the azygos vein, in the thorax, and to the inferior thyroid vein in the neck. It also drains, although with less significance, to the hemiazygos vein, posterior intercostal vein and bronchial veins.
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- Histology image: 49_08 at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
- largeintestine at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (portalsystem)
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