inferior epigastric vein


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Noun1.inferior epigastric vein - empties into the external iliac vein
epigastric vein - veins serving the anterior walls of the abdomen
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Legend: EIA = External iliac artery; EIV = External iliac vein; ONVB = Obturator neurovascular bundle; SPR = Superior pubic ramus; IEV = Inferior epigastric vein; IEA = Inferior epigastric artery.
Identification of the inferior epigastric vein and artery on axial images is easier when the vessels are identified deep to the rectus abdominis above the pelvis and followed caudally to their origin from the external iliac vessels.

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