Inferior gluteal veins

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Inferior gluteal veins
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Vessels and nerves of gluteal region.
Details
Latin Venae glutaeae inferiores
Drains to
anterior division of internal iliac vein
inferior gluteal artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.674
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12850455
TA A12.3.10.006
FMA FMA:70908
Anatomical terminology

The Inferior Gluteal Veins (sciatic veins), or venæ comitantes of the inferior gluteal artery, begin on the upper part of the back of the thigh, where they anastomose with the medial femoral circumflex and first perforating veins.

They enter the pelvis through the lower part of the greater sciatic foramen and join to form a single stem which opens into the lower part of the internal iliac vein.

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