Flashcards in Inguinal Region Deck (13)
What are the three parts of the epididymis?
Head, body, and tail
What are the two layers of the scrotum?
1. Heavily pigmented skin and closely related dartos fascia
2. Fat-free fascial layer including smooth muscle fibers responsible for the rugos appearance of the scrotum
Lymphatic drainage of the testis
Right and left lumbar nodes and pre-aortic lymph nodes
Autonomic nerves of the testis
Testicular plexus of nerves on the testicular artery
What are two types of inguinal hernias?
Direct (acquired) and indirect (congenital)
What are the borders of the inguinal triangle?
Rectus abdominis, inferior epigastric vessels, and inguinal ligament
The inguinal triangle is an area for what type of hernias?
Direct hernias go through which part(s) of the inguinal canal?
Indirect hernias go through which part(s) of the inguinal canal?
Deep and superficial rings
A hernia through the deep ring would tear what?
A hernia through the superficial ring would tear what?
External oblique aponeurosis
What are the borders of the inguinal canal?
Anterior wall (roof) - external oblique aponeurosis
Posterior wall (floor) - transversalis fascia and internal oblique and transverse abdominis aponeurosis
Inferior border - inguinal ligament