|Vein: Occipital vein|
|Veins of the head and neck. (Occipial visible at left.)|
|Gray's||subject #167 646|
|Drains from||scalp, occiput|
|Drains to||suboccipital venous plexus|
The parietal emissary vein connects it with the superior sagittal sinus; and as it passes across the mastoid portion of the temporal bone, it receives the mastoid emissary vein which connects it with the transverse sinus.
The occipital diploic vein sometimes joins it.
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