Uterine venous plexus
|Uterine venous plexus|
Vessels of the uterus and its appendages, rear view.
|Drains to||uterine veins|
|Latin||plexus venosus uterinus|
They are drained by a pair of uterine veins on either side: these arise from the lower part of the plexuses, opposite the external orifice of the uterus, and open into the corresponding hypogastric vein.
Vasopressors, vasoconstrictor medications may be prescribed to alleviate the associated discomfort by shrinking the effected vein.