Deep circumflex iliac vein

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Vein: Deep circumflex iliac vein
The veins of the right half of the male pelvis.
The iliac veins.
Latin vena circumflexa ilium profunda
Gray's subject #173 673
Drains to external iliac vein
Artery Deep circumflex iliac artery
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The deep circumflex iliac vein is formed by the union of the venæ comitantes of the deep iliac circumflex artery, and joins the external iliac vein about 2 cm. above the inguinal ligament.

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