uterine vein

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Noun1.uterine vein - one of two veins on each side that arise from the uterine plexus and empty into the internal iliac veinuterine vein - one of two veins on each side that arise from the uterine plexus and empty into the internal iliac vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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Uterine venous plexus thrombosis is a rare postpartum complication usually related to pelvic septic thrombophlebitis in febrile puerperal patients.
Diagnosis of pregnancy-associated uterine venous plexus thrombosis on the basis of transvaginal sonography.
hypothesize that the loss of uterine venous plexus, such as in the case of a hysterectomy, creates a situation in which congestion of the vaginal network could occur creating an ideal environment for varicosities formation [2].