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Alternative name for inguinal triangle

Hasselbach's triangle

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DEFINITION of inguinal triangle

It is a triangular area in the inner aspect of the lower part of the anterior abdorninal wall

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Surgical importance of inguinal triangle

It's the site of direct hernia

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BOUNDARIES of inguinal triangle

1. Medial BOUNDARIES

2. Lateral BOUNDARIES

3. Inferior BOUNDARIES

4. FLOOR

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Medial BOUNDARIES of inguinal triangle

Lateral border of rectus sheath.

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Lateral BOUNDARIES of inguinal triangle

Inferior epigastric artery

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Inferior BOUNDARIES of inguinal triangle

Medial 1/2 of inguinal ligament

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FLOOR BOUNDARIES of inguinal triangle

1. Fascia transversalis.

2. Reinforced medially by the conjoint tendon.

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SUBDIVISIONS of inguinal triangle

divided to medial & lateral parts by the lateral umbilical ligament

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Alternative name for umbilical ligament

obliterated umblical artery