Unit 3 - Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis, and Perineum: Inguinal Canal (Ex. III) Flashcards Preview

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P wall

transversalis fascia
conjoined tendon
parietal peritoneum

2

floor

inguinal ligament
**densely interwoven fibers of lower external oblique aponeurosis and adjacent fascia lata of thigh**

3

roof

arching fibers of aponeuroses of internal oblique and transversus abdominis

4

superficial inguinal ring

- opening in external oblique aponeurosis (M end of canal)
- bounded by M and L crus, intercrural fibers, and reflected inguinal ligament
- lies in A wall of Hesselbach's triangle

5

deep inguinal ring

- outpouching of transversalis fascia L to L umbilical fold (I epigastric vessels)
- L end of canal
- immediately L to I epigastric vessels
- lies in L inguinal fossa

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What does it do?

allows for passage of structures between abdominal wall and pelvic cavities and perineum

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A wall

aponeurosis of external oblique

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contents

spermatic cord (males)
round ligament of uterus (females)

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