Superior thyroid vein

Superior thyroid vein

Infobox Vein
Name = Superior thyroid vein
Latin = vena thyreoidea superioris
GraySubject = 168
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Caption = The veins of the thyroid gland.


Caption2 = Veins
DrainsFrom =
DrainsTo = internal jugular vein
Artery = superior thyroid artery
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DorlandsPre = v_05
DorlandsSuf = 12852064
The superior thyroid vein begins in the substance and on the surface of the thyroid gland, by tributaries corresponding with the branches of the superior thyroid artery, and ends in the upper part of the internal jugular vein.

It receives the superior laryngeal and cricothyroid veins.


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