Superior phrenic vein

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Vein: Superior phrenic vein
Latin Vena phrenica superior
Gray's p.666
Drains from Thoracic diaphragm
Drains to Azygos vein
hemiazygos vein
Artery Superior phrenic artery

The superior phrenic vein, i.e., the vein accompanying the pericardiacophrenic artery, usually opens into the internal mammary vein.

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