lateral thoracic vein

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lat·er·al tho·rac·ic vein

a tributary of the axillary vein that drains the lateral thoracic wall and communicates with the thoracoepigastric and intercostal veins.
Synonym(s): vena thoracica lateralis [TA]
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The exam revealed multiple collateral venous pathways, such as the azygos and hemiazygos veins, internal and lateral thoracic veins, and vertebral venous plexus.