Intercostal veins

The intercostal veins are a group of veins which drain the area between the ribs ("costae"), called the intercostal space.

Intercostal veins
Intercostal spaces, viewed from the left.
Drains fromintercostal muscle, intercostal space
Arteryintercostal arteries
LatinVenae intercostales
Anatomical terminology

They can be divided as follows:

See also

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