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Circumflex Fibular Vein (Left)
Cardiovascular System

Circumflex Fibular Vein (Left)

Vena circumflexa fibularis

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Quick Facts

Origin: Anterolateral knee.

Course: Passes posteriorly around the neck of the fibula to drain into the popliteal vein.

Tributaries: None.

Drainage: Soleus muscle and the knee joint.

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Origin

The circumflex fibular vein arises at the anterolateral aspect of the knee.

Course

The circumflex fibular vein accompanies the circumflex fibular branch of the posterior tibial artery. It passes over the lateral aspect of the neck of the fibula and through the soleus muscle to drain into the popliteal vein.

Tributaries

There are no named tributaries.

Structures Drained

The circumflex fibular vein drains the knee joint and the soleus muscle.

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