thymic vein

thymic vein

n.
Any of the small veins from the thymus that empty into the left brachiocephalic vein.
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A case of thymoma protruding into the superior vena cava through the thymic vein. Ann Thorac Surg 2004;77(3):1088-90.
Other sites for malpositioning mentioned in literature include the azygos vein, left superior intercostal vein and the thymic vein (8).