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Superior Medial Genicular Vein (Right)
Cardiovascular System

Superior Medial Genicular Vein (Right)

Vena superior medialis genus

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Quick Facts

Origin: Superomedial aspect of the knee.

Course: Passes posteriorly to drain into the popliteal vein.

Tributaries: None.

Drainage: Knee joint.

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Origin

The superior medial genicular vein arises at the superomedial aspect of the knee.

Course

The superior medial genicular vein passes posteriorly and horizontally across the medial condyle of the femur to drain into the popliteal vein. It accompanies the superior medial genicular artery.

Tributaries

There are no named tributaries.

Structures Drained

The superior medial genicular vein drains blood from the knee joint.

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