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Retzius' veins

Alternative eponyms

  • Ruysch' veins
  • Veins of Retzius

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Portacaval anstomoses formed from veins in the walls of retroperitoneal viscera.

Description

Portacaval anstomoses formed from veins in the walls of retroperitoneal viscera, forming communications between the mesenteric veins and the inferior vena cava.

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