Flashcards in Exam 3 Deck (204)
What forms the medial border of the femoral triangle?
The adductor longus
What forms the inferior border of the femoral triangle?
There is none
What forms the lateral border of the femoral triangle?
What forms the superior border of the femoral triangle?
The inguinal ligament
What makes up the floor of the femoral triangle?
The iliapsoas(lateral) and the pectineus(medial)
What artery is direct supplier of the femoral head?
the medial circumflex artery
What narrow intramuscular passage allows for the passage of the femoral vessels into the popliteal fossa
The hunter's canal (the adductur canal, subsartorius canal)
What is the longest muscle in the body and acts across two joints (not done with the question)
What is the bony pelvis composed of?
- Os coxae
- Pubic symphysis
What are the boundaries of the pelvic cavity?
- Pelvic inlet
- Pelvic outlet
- Anterior pelvic wall
- Lateral pelvic walls
- Posterior pelvic wall
The pelvic inlet is the _____ opening
The pelvic outlet is enclosed by the _____
What bodies make up the anterior pelvic wall?
The pubic rami and the pubic symphysis
The lateral pelvic walls are the ___ & _____
Hip bones, the medial wall of theacetabulum and obturator internus muscles
What makes up the posterior pelvic wall?
The sacrum, coccyx, SI joint and associated ligaments
There's _____ demarcation in the pelvic inlet and marks change from _____ to ____
No true demarcation.
From abdominal cavity to pelvic cavity
The pelvic inlet runs from ____ to ___
L5/S1 to the pubic symphysis
The pelvic outlet runs from _____ to _____
Pubic symphysis to coccyx
The greater (false) pelvis runs from ____ to ____
The from the iliac crest to the pelvic inlet
The lesser (true) pelvis runs from ____ to ____
The from the pelvic inlet to the pelvic outlet
The pelvic cavity runs from the ___ to the ____
The pelvic inlet to the pelvic outlet
The midplane- horizontal plane in the pelvic cavity runs from
The left to right ischial spine
Characteristics of the male pelvis
- Thick and heavy
- Heart shaped
- Small and narrow
- Narrow, smaller subpubic angle. ( smaller than 70 degrees)
- Round and large
Characteristics of the female pelvis
- Thin and light
- Oval and large
- Wide subpubic angle (larger than 80 degrees)
The pelvic floor is formed by the ____
funnel shaped pelvic diaphragm
The pelvic floor consists of the ___ and the ____
Levator ani (3 muscles), and the coccygeus
The diaphragm of the pelvic floor stretches from ____ to ___, also ____
The pubis anteriorly to the coccyx posteriorly, also laterally to the walls of the pelvis on both sides
The piriformis runs from the ____ to the ____
Anterior surface of the sacrum passing through the greater sciatic notch
The coccygeus runs from the ____ to the ____
The ischial spine to coccyx (ischial coccygeus)