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Left Suprarenal Vein
Cardiovascular System

Left Suprarenal Vein

Vena suprarenalis sinistra

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Quick Facts

Origin: Continuation of the central vein of the suprarenal gland.

Course: The left suprarenal vein drains into the left renal vein or inferior phrenic vein. The right suprarenal vein drains into the inferior vena cava.

Tributaries: Various veins within the substance of the suprarenal gland.

Drainage: Suprarenal gland.

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Origin

The suprarenal vein is a continuation of the central vein of the suprarenal gland.

Course

The suprarenal vein exits the gland at the hilum. They continue inferiorly and medially. The left suprarenal vein drains into the left renal vein or the inferior phrenic vein. The right renal vein drains directly into the inferior vena cava.

Tributaries

The central vein of the suprarenal gland receives veins from within the substance of the suprarenal gland. These unite to empty into the suprarenal vein.

Structures Drained

The suprarenal vein drains the substance of the suprarenal gland.

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