Pancreaticoduodenal veins

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Vein: Pancreaticoduodenal veins
The portal vein and its tributaries. (Pancreaticoduodenal labeled near center, at pancreas.)
Latin venae pancreaticoduodenales
Gray's subject #174 682
Drains from    pancreas, duodenum
Drains to portal vein, superior mesenteric vein
Artery Inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery, Superior pancreaticoduodenal artery
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The pancreaticoduodenal veins accompany their corresponding arteries: the superior pancreaticoduodenal artery and the inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery ; the lower of the two frequently joins the right gastroepiploic vein.

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