Posterior tibial vein

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Vein: Posterior tibial vein
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The popliteal vein.
Latin venae tibiales posteriores
Gray's subject #173 672
Source fibular veins
Drains to popliteal vein
Artery posterior tibial artery
Dorlands
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Overview

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.

Like most deep veins, the posterior tibial vein is accompanied by an artery of the same name, the posterior tibial artery, along its course.

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