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Medial Marginal Vein of Foot (Left)
Cardiovascular System

Medial Marginal Vein of Foot (Left)

Vena marginalis medialis pedis

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Quick Facts

Origin: Medial side of the dorsum of the foot.

Course: Passes behind the medial malleolus and continues as the great saphenous vein.

Tributaries: Dorsal venous arch.

Drainage: Dorsum and sole of the medial aspect of the foot.

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Origin

The medial marginal vein forms at the medial side of the dorsal aspect of the foot by veins arising from the superficial parts of the sole of the foot.

Course

The medial marginal vein passes behind the medial malleolus and continues as the great saphenous vein which ascends in the leg.

Tributaries

The medial marginal vein communicates with the dorsal venous arch.

Structures Drained

The medial marginal vein drains the dorsum of the foot and the superficial parts of the sole of the foot.

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