Posterior tibial vein
|Vein: Posterior tibial vein|
|The popliteal vein.|
|Latin||venae tibiales posteriores|
|Gray's||subject #173 672|
|Drains to||popliteal vein|
|Artery||posterior tibial artery|
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In anatomy, the posterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the posterior compartment and plantar surface of the foot to the popliteal vein which it forms when it joins with the anterior tibial vein.
Major arteries of the leg (posterior view)