Superior cerebral veins

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The superior cerebral veins drain the superior portion of the cerebral cortex. They run up and medially before draining into the superior sagittal sinus. In a proportion of patients, a large such vein connects the superficial middle cerebral vein to the sinus, and is known as the superior anastomotic vein of Trolard.

Anatomy: Brain
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Section: Anatomy
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