circumflex vein

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Synonyms for circumflex vein

any of several curved parallel veins accompanying arteries of the same name

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One particularly common variant is the anterior accessory GSV (AAGSV), which courses anterior to the path of the GSV It has been described in the past as a long anterior circumflex vein or as a duplicated GSV This vein joins the GSV just below the SFJ and then courses obliquely down the anterior thigh.