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Anterior Radicular Veins (Lumbar; Right)
Cardiovascular System

Anterior Radicular Veins (Lumbar; Right)

Venae radiculares anteriores

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Quick Facts

Origin: Along the anterior roots of the spinal cord.

Course: Pass laterally to accompany the spinal nerves.

Tributaries: None.

Drainage: Anterior roots of spinal cord.

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Origin

The anterior radicular veins are small veins that originate along the anterior roots of the spinal cord.

Course

The anterior radicular veins pass laterally in the subarachnoid space towards the intervertebral foramen where they drain into the intervertebral veins.

Tributaries

There are no named tributaries.

Structures Drained

The anterior radicular veins primarily drain the anterior roots of the spinal cord.

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