Deep cervical vein
|Deep cervical vein|
The vertebral vein
|Drains to||vertebral vein|
|Artery||deep cervical artery|
|Latin||vena cervicalis profunda|
The deep cervical vein (posterior vertebral or posterior deep cervical vein) accompanies its artery between the Semispinales capitis and colli.
It begins in the suboccipital region by communicating branches from the occipital vein and by small veins from the deep muscles at the back of the neck.
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