Superior thyroid vein

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Vein: Superior thyroid vein
The veins of the thyroid gland
Latin Vena thyreoidea superior
Gray's p.649
Drains to Internal jugular vein
Artery Superior thyroid artery

The superior thyroid vein begins in the substance and on the surface of the thyroid gland, by tributaries corresponding with the branches of the superior thyroid artery, and ends in the upper part of the internal jugular vein.

It receives the superior laryngeal and cricothyroid veins.

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