femoropopliteal vein

femoropopliteal vein

Vena femoropoplitea—an obsolete term that formerly dignified an inconstant superficial vein draining the posteroinferior thigh, which descends deep to the fascia lata, joining the small saphenous vein prior to entering the popliteal vein.
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Ipsilateral DVT occurred in six volunteers including two in iliofemoral vein, two in femoropopliteal vein, and two in calf vein.