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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System: Veins: Lower Limb: External Pudendal Vein

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System: Veins: Lower Limb

External Pudendal Vein

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


The external pudendal vein receives the superficial dorsal vein of the penis (clitoris). It arches over the spermatic cord (or round ligament) to join the great saphenous vein. The superficial dorsal vein of the penis is frequently doubled.

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References

Anson, B.J., Ed. (1966) Morris' Human Anatomy, 12th ed. McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York.

Bergman, R.A., Thompson, S.A., Afifi, A.K. and F.A. Saadeh. (1988) Compendium of Human Anatomic Variation: Catalog, Atlas and World Literature. Urban & Schwarzenberg, Baltimore and Munich.

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