LEFT RENAL VEIN

 

ORIGIN: Renal hilium


COURSE/DRAINAGE
: This vein is placed behind the duodenum and is shorter than the left renal vein. It passes straight into the inferior vena cava a little inferior to the left. 

TRIBUTARIES:

bullet 1st lumbar vein
bullet Left suprarenal vein
bullet Communication with azygos vein
bullet Left testicular vein

     

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