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Thorax Veins

...  is the superior vena cava that accepts blood from brachiocephalic veins, and the azygos system occurring in the veins. This so called azygos vein running with respect to the thorax, specifically in its superior wall and also in the abdomen. It will also pass through the vertebral column’s right side and then through the mediastinum it rises. Attached with the azygos system is the  ...

Veins To The Head And Neck

...  the vagus nerve and the common carotid artery, situated near the inferior regions of the neck. The carotid sheath protects all the veins located beneath the sternocleidomastoid muscles . The brachiocephalic vein is formed by the connection of the subclavian veins and the internal jugular veins. This is true for both sides of the body. The two brachiocephalic veins combine to join the superior  ...

Upper Extremity Veins

...  The brachial vein and the basilica vein meet at the humerus’ point, passing through the ulna vein. This meeting forms the bigger axillary vein. On the radial side of the arm, draining by the cephalic vein happens, and the blood moves upward to join the axillary vein, situated in proximity to the shoulder. The axillary vein then meets with the subclavian vein after it has passed under the  ...

Thyroid Gland

...  subclavian arteries. Superior and middle thyroid veins provide venous drainage to the thyroid. The veins travel from the internal jugular veins to the inferior thyroid vein to arrive at the brachiocephalic veins. The structure of the thyroid gland is made up of microscopic thyroid follicles. These follicles look like spheroid sacs that do not contain anything inside. The sacs are lined with  ...