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Internal Iliac Vein

Descriptions of Internal Iliac Vein

Internal Iliac Vein: a vein that unites with the external iliac vein to form the common iliac vein
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Summary Information: Internal Iliac Vein

Internal Iliac Vein: The internal iliac vein is a major systemic vein located in the pelvis area. The paired internal iliac vein carries deoxygenated blood and carbon dioxide drained away from the reproductive organs, bladder and rectum back toward the heart. Blood flows from the smaller veins in the reproductive organs, bladder and rectum to the internal iliac vein then flows into the common iliac vein. Blood then moves into the inferior vena cava and finally into the right atrium of the heart.

Conditions that can afflict the internal iliac vein include thrombosis and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Internal Iliac Vein

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Internal Iliac Vein

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