Common femoral vein
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The common femoral vein (CFV) forms from the confluence of the femoral vein and the deep femoral vein, and continues as the external iliac vein at the inguinal ligament. It accompanies the common femoral artery.
"Common femoral vein" is not listed in Terminologia Anatomica, however, it is in common use and is an internationally accepted term 1.