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1

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

2

Who has the a wider pubic arch?

women

3

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.
in females

4

What is the path of the pudendal nerve?

out of infra perform foramen travels through alcox canal into the lesser sciatic foramen

5

what is the inferior rectal a branch of?

the pudendal nerve
it prices through the alcox canal

6

Where are the ventral rami located in the pelvis?

they lay across the piriformis