brachial vein


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Noun1.brachial vein - two veins in either arm that accompany the brachial artery and empty into the axillary vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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A bedside compression venous ultrasound of the right upper extremity that included the brachial veins, the axillary vein, the subclavian vein, and the internal jugular vein was performed revealing a distended, incompressible right subclavian vein which contained a visible intraluminal thrombus.
Therefore the possibility of these muscle anomalies should be considered when in any patient, a high median palsy exists with symptoms of lower brachial artery or brachial vein compression.