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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section: Section 6: Pelvis, Perineum, Hip, and Upper Thigh

Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section: Section 6. Pelvis, Perineum, Hip, and Upper Thigh

Plate 6.27

Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Jean J. Jew, M.D., and Paul C. Reimann, B.S.
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Plate 6.27

Upper Left Quadrant

Lower Left Quadrant

Lower Right Quadrant

Upper Right Quadrant

1. Ligamentum teres of uterus
2. Acetabular labrum
3. Iliofemoral ligament
4. Ligamentum teres femoris
5. Obturator a., v., and nerve
6. Gluteus medius m.
7. Femoral head

8. Femur, greater trochanter
9. Uterine a. and v.
10. Superior gemellus m.
11. Sciatic nerve
12. Internal pudendal a. and v.
13. Ischial spine
14. Sigmoid colon
15. Rectouterine space
16. Coccyx

17. Uterus, endocervical canal
18. Gluteus maximus m.
19. Sciatic nerve
20. Piriformis m.
21. Uterovaginal plexus of w.
22. Obturator internus m.
23. Inferior gemellus m.

24. Gluteus medius m.
25. Left ureter
26. Ilium, articular cartilage of acetabulum
27. Gluteus minimus m.
28. Iliofemoral ligament
29. Sartorius m.
30. Femoral nerve
31. Iliopsoas m.
32. Femoral a. and v.
33. Ligamentum teres of uterus
34. Ileum
35. Rectus abdominis m.
36. Urinary bladder

This section passes through the upper part of the urinary bladder (36), uterine cervix (17), acetabular labrum (2), head of the femur (7), and ligamentum teres of the femur (4) on the right side. The section cuts the ischial spine ( 13) and greater trochanter of the femur (8). It cuts through the sigmoid colon (14) and the coccyx (16). The uterine artery and vein (9) are seen at the level of the uterine isthmus.

The ligamentum teres of the uterus (round ligament of uterus) (1, 33) can be seen in the inguinal canal.

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