Thoracoepigastric vein

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Vein: Thoracoepigastric vein
Latin venae thoracoepigastricae
Gray's subject #173 670
Drains to lateral thoracic vein, femoral vein
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

A vein, named the thoracoepigastric, runs along the lateral aspect of the trunk between the superficial epigastric vein below and the lateral thoracic vein above and establishes an important communication between the femoral vein and axillary vein.

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