pericardial vein


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Related to pericardial vein: hemiazygos vein, Cardiac veins
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Noun1.pericardial vein - several small veins from the pericardium
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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The tributaries are right superior intercostal veins, 4th to 11th right posterior intercostal veins, hemiazygos vein, accessory hemiazygos vein, right bronchial vein, several oesophageal, mediastinal and pericardial veins.
In this report, we presented an extremely rare case of left circumflex coronary artery-coronary sinus fistula associated with restricted sinus opening to right atrium presenting with non-bloody massive pericardial effusion that was probably caused by abnormal pericardial veins drainage.
Its tributaries, apart from its main tributary, the hemiazygos vein are the bronchial veins, pericardial veins, and posterior right intercostal veins.