organization of thigh

The Great (Long) Saphenous Vein


  • Superficial circumflex iliac (D)
  • Superficial epigastric (A)
  • Superficial external pudendal (B)
  • Occasionally the accessory saphenous vein (anterior cutaneous vein of the thigh) (C)


What is the origin of the long saphenous vein?


Passes through saphenous opening to join the femoral vein.

What is meant by the term venous cutdown?

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