Vesical venous plexus

Vesical venous plexus

Infobox Vein
Name = PAGENAME
Latin = plexus venosus vesicalis
GraySubject = 173
GrayPage = 676


Caption = The veins of the right half of the male pelvis.


Caption2 =
DrainsFrom = Urinary bladder
DrainsTo = Internal iliac vein
Artery = Superior vesical artery
Inferior vesical artery
MeshName =
MeshNumber =
DorlandsPre = p_24
DorlandsSuf = 12648726
The vesical plexus envelops the lower part of the bladder and the base of the prostate and communicates with the pudendal and prostatic plexuses.

It is drained, by means of several vesical veins, into the hypogastric veins.

External links

* [http://anatomy.med.umich.edu/reproductive_system/perineum_tables.html Anatomy at umich.edu]


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