Superior phrenic vein

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Superior phrenic vein
Details
Latin Vena phrenica superior
Drains from
Thoracic diaphragm
Drains to
Azygos vein
hemiazygos vein
Superior phrenic artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.666
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12851343
TA A12.3.07.010
FMA FMA:70888
Anatomical terminology

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.