Female perineum

Superficial perineal space (continued).

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Female perineum
Superficial perineal space (continued).
The bulbospongiosus and ischiocavernosus muscles have been elevated to display perineal branches of the pudendal nerve that enter the deep surfaces of the muscles.
1 . Vaginal opening
2 . Deep perineal fascia
3 . Greater vestibular (Bartholin's) gland
4 . Perineal raphe
5 . External anal sphincter muscle
6 . Anus
7 . Superficial transverse perineal muscle
8 . Inferior rectal artery (cut off)
9 . Ischial tuberosity
10 . prepuce of clitoris
11 . Labium minus
12 . Ischiocavernosus muscle
13 . Crus of clitoris
14 . Inferior pubic ramus (covered by fibrous tissue)
15 . Bulbospongiosus muscle
16 . Nerves entering bulbospongiosus muscle
17 . Inferior fascia of urogenital diaphragm (perineal membrane)
18 . Nerve entering ischiocavernosus muscle