Superior gluteal veins
|Superior gluteal veins|
Vessels and nerves of gluteal region.
|Drains to||posterior division of internal iliac vein|
|Artery||Superior gluteal artery|
|Latin||Venae glutaeae superiores|
The Superior Gluteal Veins (gluteal veins) are venæ comitantes of the superior gluteal artery; they receive tributaries from the buttock corresponding with the branches of the artery, and enter the pelvis through the greater sciatic foramen, above the Piriformis, and frequently unite before ending in the hypogastric vein (internal iliac vein).
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