Flashcards in passageways out of the pelvis diaphragm Deck (6)
What are the passage ways of the pelvis?
obturator canal - medial thigh
greater sciatic foramen - deep gluteal region/ischioanal fossa
lesser sciatic foramen - gluteal region to pudendal
Who has the a wider pubic arch?
What are differences in male an female pelvis?
the pelvis tends to be craniocaudally short and broad, with a more circular inlet, a wider sacrum, a less prominent sacral promontory, more widely separate ischial spines, a more posteriorly-oriented coccyx, wider greater sciatic notches, and a wide pubic arch.
What is the path of the pudendal nerve?
out of infra perform foramen travels through alcox canal into the lesser sciatic foramen
what is the inferior rectal a branch of?
the pudendal nerve
it prices through the alcox canal