Superficial dorsal vein of the penis
|Vein: Dorsal veins of the penis|
|The penis in transverse section, showing the bloodvessels.|
|Transverse section of the penis.|
|Latin||venae dorsales superficiales penis|
|Gray's||subject #173 676|
|Drains to||external pudendal vein|
The superficial dorsal vein of the penis drains the prepuce and skin of the penis, and, running backward in the subcutaneous tissue, inclines to the right or left, and opens into the corresponding superficial external pudendal vein, a tributary of the great saphenous vein.
- superficial+dorsal+veins+of+penis at eMedicine Dictionary
- SUNY Figs 42:06-02 - "Male urogenital diaphragm."
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