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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Female perineum

Deep perineal space (continued).

Image #157-7

KEYWORDS: Perineum.

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Female perineum
Deep perineal space (continued).
Muscles within the deep space of the perineum have been cut away to expose the dorsal nerve of the clitoris and the internal pudendal vein passing forward in the lateral part of this space. The superior fascia of the urogenital diaphragm (14) forms the superior boundary of the deep space.
1 . Labium minus
2 . Vagina
3 . Ischiorectal fossa
4 . Anus
5 . Body of clitoris
6 . Dorsal nerve of clitoris
7 . Perineal membrane (remnant)
8 . Sphincter muscle of urethra (cut off)
9 . Crus of clitoris
10 . Obturator externus muscle
11 . Wall of vagina (cut across)
12 . Internal pudendal vein
13 . Dorsal artery of clitoris (cutoff)
14 . Upper pointer: Superior fascia of urogenital diaphragm Lower pointer: Posterior labial branch perineal artery
15 . Ramus of ischium
16 . Posterior labial nerve
17 . Ischial tuberosity
18 . Levator ani muscle