Iliolumbar vein

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Iliolumbar vein
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The veins of the right half of the male pelvis. (Iliolumbar vein visible at center right.)
Details
Latin vena iliolumbalis
Drains to

common iliac vein

Artery = iliolumbar artery
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12850561
TA A12.3.10.003
FMA FMA:18902
Anatomical terminology

The iliolumbar vein is the vena comitans of the iliolumbar artery.

The obturator nerve crosses superficial to it.[1]

A single vein is found more commonly than a double vein.[2]

It drains vertebral segments four and five.[3]

It is closely related to the ascending lumbar vein.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vaccaro, Alexander R. (2004). Complications Of Pediatric And Adult Spinal Surgery. New York, N.Y: Marcel Dekker. p. 135. ISBN 0-8247-5421-2. 
  2. ^ Jasani V, Jaffray D (2002). "The anatomy of the iliolumbar vein. A cadaver study". The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume 84 (7): 1046–9. doi:10.1302/0301-620X.84B7.13195. PMID 12358370. 
  3. ^ a b Hamid M, Toussaint PJ, Delmas V, Gillot C, Coutaux A, Plaisant O (2007). "Anatomical and radiological evidence for the iliolumbar vein as an inferior lumbar venous system". Clinical Anatomy 20 (5): 545–52. doi:10.1002/ca.20489. PMID 17373712. 

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