anterior scrotal veins

(redirected from scrotal veins)

an·te·ri·or scro·tal veins

[TA]
tributaries of the femoral or external pudendal veins draining the anterior aspect of the scrotum and the skin and dartos fascia of the shaft and base of the penis.
Synonym(s): venae scrotales anteriores [TA]
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However, investigation is carried out for various other factors including the following: a) Varicoceles, presented by dilated scrotal veins, present in 16 per cent of all men but being more prevalent in infertile men at 40 per cent.
Wolverson et al, [8] conducted real-time sonography of the scrotal veins in a group of patients who are clinically suspected cases of varicocoele.
[4] in younger age can be caused by a number of clinical conditions including testicular torsion, epididymoorchitis, torsion of testicular appendages, infected hydrocele, incarcerated inguinal hernia and less commonly by thrombosed scrotal veins, Henoch-Schonlein purpura and fluid leakage from VP shunt.