Unit 3 - Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis, and Perineum: Hesselbach's Triangle (Ex. III) Flashcards Preview

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M border

L rectus abdominis

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S border

I epigastric a. and v.

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superolateral borders

inguinal ligament
interfoveolar ligament

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inferolateral borders

iliopubic tract --> spermatic cord in inguinal canal

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inferomedial landmark

M umbilical fold

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Where is it located?

in between M and L umbilical folds

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What is it a site of?

direct inguinal hernias

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What space is inferomedial to it?

supravesical fossa

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What space is inferolateral to it?

femoral ring

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What space runs along it laterally?

inguinal canal --> w/ spermatic cord

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What is another name for the inguinal (Hesselbach's) triangle?

M inguinal fossa

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