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Middle Genicular Vein (Right)
Cardiovascular System

Middle Genicular Vein (Right)

Vena media genus

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Quick Facts

Origin: Posterior aspect of the knee.

Course: Accompanies the middle genicular artery and drains into the popliteal vein.

Tributaries: None.

Drainage: Knee joint.

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Origin

The middle genicular vein arises at the posterior aspect of the knee.

Course

The middle genicular vein drains into the popliteal vein. It accompanies the middle genicular artery.

Tributaries

There are no named tributaries.

Structures Drained

The middle genicular vein drains blood from the knee joint, including the cruciate ligaments and the synovial capsule.

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