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Female pelvis

Rounded inlet
Short canal

Everted ITs

Broader sciatic notch and pubic arch

Short and broad sacrum

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Male pelvis

Heart-shaped inlet
Long and funnel-shaped canal

ITs not everted

Narrower sciatic notch and pubic arch

Long and narrow sacrum

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Obturator internus attachments

From lesser pelvis, through lesser sciatic foramen, attaching to greater trochanter

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Piriformis attachments

Sacrum, within lesser pelvis, through greater sciatic foramen, to greater trochanter

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Pelvic diaphragm

Composed of levator ani and coccygeus
Supports abdominal viscera
Aids in voluntary control of urination and fecal continence

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Levator ani

Puborectalis (medial)
Pubococcygeus

Iliococcygeus

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Puborectalis

Muscular sling arising from pubis
Maintains fecal continence

Sometimes treated as part of pubococcygeus

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Pubococcygeus

Arises from pubis and tendinous arch, attaching to coccyx

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Iliococcygeus

Arises from tendinous arch and ischial spine
Blends with pubococcygeus

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Coccygeus

From ischial spine to coccygeus/sacrum

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Supporting structures of the uterus

Ovarian ligament
Round ligament

Broad ligament

Pelvic diaphragm

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Ovarian ligament

Ovary to uterus

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Round ligament

Uterus to labia majora

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Broad ligament

Mesentery of uterus

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Subdivisions of the broad ligament

Suspensory ligament
Mesovarium

Mesosalpinx

Mesometrium

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Suspensory ligament

Conveys ovarian vessels, lymphatics, and nerves

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Mesovarium

Suspends ovary

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Mesosalpinx

Suspends uterine tube

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Mesometrium

Suspends most of uterus

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Vaginal innervation

Lower 1/4 = somatic - deep perineal branch (from pudendal)
Upper 3/4 = autonomic