Inferior rectal veins

Inferior rectal veins

Scheme of the anastomosis of the veins of the rectum
Drains from rectum
Drains to internal pudendal vein
Artery inferior rectal artery
Latin venae rectales inferiores
TA A12.3.10.021
FMA 70913

Anatomical terminology

The lower part of the external hemorrhoidal plexus is drained by the inferior rectal veins (or inferior hemorrhoidal veins) into the internal pudendal vein.

Pathologies involving the Inferior rectal veins are lower GI bleed. Depending on the degree of inflammation, they are given a grade level ranging from 1 through 4.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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