The cervical venous plexus also drains into the vertebral veins and they connect to the subclavian or innominate veins. lower down in the thoracic spine these plexuses drain into veins that connect to intercostal veins and hemiazygous and azygous veins.
Dear Doctor, thank you VERY much!
I guess it's better to ask a silly question than not asking at all since there is someone really serious here to respond.
Given the fact i have cervical lesions (c2 and c4-c5) and no brain lesions (yet) would it be safe to make the assumption that the problem lays somewhere there IF CCSVI applies to me? Especially for the C4-C5 problem, from what you told us, it is more likely to connect with the azygous and NOT the Jugular veins. Goodbye doppler haha
On the other hand, you wrote: There are also veins that connect the cervical plexuses to the upper jugular vein itself. What's the deal?
Umm, maybe upper cervical spine drains to the Juggs and lower to the Azygous? Couldn't God make it a bit more simple?
I know you have already heard a billion thanks but i guess one more wouldn't hurt whatsoever, so thank you.