intercostal vein

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Synonyms for intercostal vein

several veins draining the intercostal spaces of the rib cage

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Its tributaries, apart from its main tributary, the hemiazygos vein are the bronchial veins, pericardial veins, and posterior right intercostal veins.
Caudally the two lateral costal veins join and form a single vein that drains into the intercostal veins of the eighth intercostal space.
It is proposed that it is inflammatory in nature, causing newly formed vessels bridging subpleural pulmonary veins and intercostal veins through pleural adhesions [1].
2) Malposition usually occurs within the major tributaries of the superior vena cava, including subclavian, internal thoracic, pericardiophrenic, and superior intercostal veins.