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Perineum Questions and Answers (Q&A)

BLACKMD
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Round ligament of the uterus

The round ligament of the uterus is found in the inguinal canal along its course. Other ligaments are not passing through the inguinal canal.

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Sacrospinal ligament-the sacrospinal ligament connects the sacrum to the ischial spine. together with the sacrotuberous ligament, it converts the greater and lesser sciatic notches into greater and...Read More

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F.Brian
Answered: Jan 28, 2018
In the scenario in which a 59 year old woman comes to her local hospital for uterine cancer surgery there is the chance that the Ureter could be potentially ligated. The uterine artery passes...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Posterior recess-the ischioanal fossa is a space found on both sides of the anal canal. it is bounded laterally by the obturator internus, superiorly by the pelvic diaphragm, and medially by the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Round ligament of the uterus-the round ligament of the uterus runs laterally from the uterus through thedeep inguinal ring, inguinal canal, and superficial inguinal ring and becomes lost in the...Read More

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BLACKMD
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Levator ani

The pelvic diaphragm, particularly the levator ani, provides the most important support for the uterus, although the urogenital diaphragm and the uterosacral and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Deep artery of the penis/clitoris-the deep artery supplies the corpus cavernosum of the penis/clitoris, which is the major erectile body. it is one of the two terminal branches of the internal...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Ejaculatory duct-the ejaculatory duct is a duct which courses through the prostate gland and contains only semen. remember, semen is the combination of sperm from the ductus deferens, seminal fluid...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Perineal body-the perineal body is an irregular fibromuscular mass located at the center of the posterior border of the perineal membrane. it is the site where many muscles converge, including...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Ischial spine-the pudendal canal travels from the lesser sciatic foramen to the deep transverse perineus muscle. the ischial spine marks the posterior limit of the pudendal canal, so thats the...Read More

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BLACKMD
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Superior gluteal nerve

The superior gluteal nerve leaves the pelvis through the greater sciatic foramen, above the piriformis. The sciatic nerve, internal pudendal vessels, inferior gluteal...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Pelvic splanchnics-erection is mediated by parasympathetic nerves, and the pelvic splanchnic nerves are the parasympathetic nerves that innervate the smooth muscle and glands of all pelvic viscera....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Preganglionic sympathetic fibers

The sacral splanchnic nerves consist primarily of preganglionic sympathetic neurons and also contain general visceral afferent (GVA) fibers. None of the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
Middle rectal vein-there are four portal-caval anastomoses in the body. first, between the superior rectal veins in the portal system and the middle and inferior rectal veins in the caval system....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 20, 2020
The ala of the ilium helps to form the acetabulum.

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