Inferior gluteal veins

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Inferior gluteal veins
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Vessels and nerves of gluteal region.
Drains to anterior division of internal iliac vein
Artery inferior gluteal artery
Latin Venae glutaeae inferiores
TA A12.3.10.006
FMA 70908
Anatomical terminology

The Inferior Gluteal Veins (sciatic veins), or venæ comitantes of the inferior gluteal artery, begin on the upper part of the back of the thigh, where they anastomose with the medial femoral circumflex and first perforating veins.

They enter the pelvis through the lower part of the greater sciatic foramen and join to form a single stem which opens into the lower part of the internal iliac vein.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)