common iliac vein

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Related to Common iliac veins: common iliac artery, vena iliaca communis
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Noun1.common iliac vein - formed by the internal and external iliac veins; unites with its fellow from the opposite side of the body to form the inferior vena cava
iliac vein, vena iliaca - one of three veins draining the pelvic area
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The occurrence of congenital adhesion in the common iliac veins and their relation to thrombosis of the femoral and iliac vein.
4,5] Comparable areas in the lower-extremity venous system include both (but especially the left) common iliac veins where they are crossed by the right common iliac artery (Fig.
Both IVC were formed from the respective common iliac veins and ran upwards bilaterally to the abdominal aorta as far as the renal veins.
This venous channel was formed by union of common iliac veins of either side (Fig 2).
There was also a thrombus extending from the catheter to the proximal ends of both common iliac veins.
In the pelvic region, the postcardinal veins persist as the common iliac veins.
Congenital atresia of the inferior vena cava, common iliac veins, and left innominate vein.