Dissection of female pelvis from a lateral approach

Vestibule of vagina, opened and viewed from right side

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Dissection of female pelvis from a lateral approach
Vestibule of vagina, opened and viewed from right side
The labia have been removed from the right side. The view is from below and to the right.
1 . Upper pointer: Pubic symphysis (cut through) Lower pointer: Urinary bladder
2 . Crus of clitoris (note branches of deep artery of clitoris on cut section of ems)
3 . Vesical venous plexus
4 . Dorsal vein of clitoris
5 . Branch of obturator artery
6 . External urethral opening
7 . Parietal pelvic fascia (continuous anteriorly with transversalis fascia)
8 . Vaginal opening
9 . Perineal membrane (inferior fascia of urogenital diaphragm)
10 . Greater vestibular (Bartholin's) gland
11 . Levator ani muscle (cut across)
12 . Hymenal caruncles
13 . Central tendon of perineum
14 . Anterior labial commissure
15 . Body of clitoris
16 . Glans of clitoris
17 . Labium majus
18 . Labium minus
19 . Vestibule of vagina (opened by removal of right labia)