Superior gluteal veins

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Superior gluteal veins
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Vessels and nerves of gluteal region.
Drains to posterior division of internal iliac vein
Artery Superior gluteal artery
Latin Venae glutaeae superiores
TA A12.3.10.005
FMA 70907
Anatomical terminology

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).


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