Inferior epigastric vein
|Inferior epigastric vein|
Right inferior epigastric vein - view from inside of abdomen.
The iliac veins.
|Drains from||superior epigastric vein|
|Drains to||external iliac vein|
|Artery||inferior epigastric artery|
|Latin||vena epigastrica inferior|
In human anatomy, inferior epigastric vein refers to the vein that drains into the external iliac vein and anastomoses from the superior epigastric vein. Along its course, it is accompanied by a similarly named artery, the inferior epigastric artery.
- Gray's s156 - "External iliac artery"
- Anatomy photo:35:12-0105 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Anterior Abdominal wall: Blood Vessels in the Rectus sheath"
- Anatomy figure: 35:04-07 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Incisions and the contents of the rectus sheath."
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