Dissection of female inguinal region

Inguinal canal .

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Dissection of female inguinal region
Inguinal canal .
The transversus abdominis muscle has been removed and the rectus muscle has been divided.
1 . Sheath of rectus abdominis muscle (cut edge)
2 . Inferior epigastric artery
3 . Rectus abdominis muscle (cut across)
4 . Upper pointer: Transversus abdominis muscle (lower part of insertion) Lower pointer: Internal oblique muscle (lower part of insertion)
5 . Conjoint tendon
6 . Pyramidalis muscle (visible through rectus sheath)
7 . Reflected inguinal ligament
8 . Pubic tubercle
9 . Pectineus muscle
10 . Adductor longus muscle
11 . Transversalis fascia
12 . Deep inguinal ring
13 . Transversus abdominis muscle (origin)
14 . Branch of deep circumflex iliac artery (note communication with inferior epigastric artery)
15 . Ligamentum teres (of uterus)
16 . Upper pointer: Deep femoral arch Lower pointer: Inguinal ligament
17 . Femoral sheath
18 . Femoral canal
19 . Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
20 . Sartorius muscle
21 . Falciform margin