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Flashcards in Pelvic anatomy Deck (17):
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What separates the greater sciatic notch from the lesser sciatic notch?

The ischial spine

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What structures make up the perimeter of the pelvic inlet?

Pubic symphysis, pubic ramus, pectineal line, arcuate line, the margin of ala and promontory

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What angle is the greater sciatic notch in males?

Narrow inverted 'V'

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What angle is the greater sciatic notch in females?

Almost 90 degrees

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What are the 2 main components of levator ani?

Iliococcygeus and pubococcygeus

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What are the 2 main components of pubococcygeus?

Puborectalis and pubovaginalis/puboprostaticus

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Piriformis

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Obturator internus

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Pubococcygeus

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Iliococcygeus

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Pubococcygeus

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Piriformis

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Inguinal ligament

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Iliococcygeus

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Iliococcygeus

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Pubococcygeus

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Puborectalis