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1

What is Colles fascia?

Fascia of the vulva, connects laterally to the ischiopubic rami and posteriorly with the posterior edge of the perineal membrane

2

What are the branches of the pudendal artery?

Clitoral, perineal, and inferior hemorrhoidal

3

What are the fibers of Luschka?

Fibers of the levator ani muscle that meet between the anus and the vagina in the perineal body

4

What causes numbness of the medial thigh and lateral labia?

Damage to genitofemoral nerve, commonly from pressure from a retractor

5

What causes numbness over the anterior thigh?

Damage to femoral cutaneous nerve, compression from a retractor blade lateral to the psoas or by too much flexion of the hip in the lithotomy position

6

Role of obturator nerve

ADDuction of the leg