Skip to main content

Unfortunately we don't fully support your browser. If you have the option to, please upgrade to a newer version or use Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Safari 14 or newer. If you are unable to, and need support, please send us your feedback.

Elsevier
Publish with us
Superior Palpebral Veins
Cardiovascular System

Superior Palpebral Veins

Venae palpebrales superiores

Read more

Origin

The superior palpebral vein is formed by small veins in the upper eyelid.

Course

The superior palpebral vein travels along the surface of the upper eyelid and courses medially to reach the angular vein.

Tributaries

There are no named tributaries.

Structures Drained

The superior palpebral vein drains blood from the upper eyelid.

Learn more about this topic from other Elsevier products

Vein

ScienceDirect image

Vein is a secreted ligand for the Drosophila EGFR receptor homolog (EGFR), and EGFR-mediated activation of the Ras/MAP kinase pathway is essential for longitduinal glial cell survival (Hidalgo et al., 2001).

Explore on ScienceDirect(opens in new tab/window)

Complete Anatomy

The world's most advanced 3D anatomy platform

Complete Anatomy