Inferior rectal veins

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Inferior rectal veins
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Scheme of the anastomosis of the veins of the rectum
Details
Drains fromrectum
Drains tointernal pudendal vein
Arteryinferior rectal artery
Identifiers
Latinvenae rectales inferiores
TAA12.3.10.021
FMA70913
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 page 676 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)