Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of female pelvis from a lateral approach

Interior of bladder, right anterolateral view

Image #161-2

KEYWORDS: Urinary tract, Vagina, External genitalia, Muscles and tendons.

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Dissection of female pelvis from a lateral approach
Interior of bladder, right anterolateral view
The bladder has been opened by a sagittal cut placed just lateral to the point of entrance of the right ureter into the bladder wall.
1 . Uterine artery
2 . Ureter
3 . Parametrium
4 . Fundus of urinary bladder
5 . Uterine opening
6 . Upper pointer: Interureteric fold Lower pointer: Trigone of urinary bladder
7 . Rectum
8 . Vagina (opened)
9 . Internal urethral opening
10 . Urethra (surrounded by vesical sphincter muscle)
11 . Branch of obturator artery
12 . Upper pointer: Vesical venous plexus Lower pointer: Dorsal vein of clitoris
13 . Pubic symphysis
14 . Retropubic space
15 . Rectum (covered by peritoneum)
16 . Ligamentum teres (of uterus) (cut across)
17 . Fundus of uterus (depressed area close to pointer was occupied by small fibroma)
18 . Ovary
19 . Uterine tube
20 . Proper ovarian ligament
21 . Ligamentum teres (of uterus)
22 . Uterovesical pouch
23 . Apex of urinary bladder
24 . Parietal peritoneum
25 . Transversalis fascia
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