external pudendal vein


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external pudendal vein

n.
Any of the veins that correspond to the external pudendal arteries, empty into the great saphenous vein or into the femoral vein, and receive the superficial dorsal veins of the penis or clitoris and the anterior scrotal or labial veins.
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Blood drainage from the penis is done by external pudendal vein and internal pudendal vein [12,13,14].
Blood drainage from the penis is done by external pudendal vein and internal pudendal vein and venous blood in deep vein penis, bulbar vein and dorsal penile vein enter to internal pudendal vein and then internal iliac and finally coudal vena cava, and the external pudendal vein blood prepuce, skin, corpus spongiosum penis and ischiocavernosus, bulbospongiosus and retractor muscles and free part penis through dorsal vein drainage (Fig7,8).
It is interesting to note that lymphatic vessels draining from the skin of the glans penis and clitoris follow the tributaries of the external pudendal vein directly to the deep inguinal nodes situated on the femoral vein (3).

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