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

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

Plate 6.13

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 6.13

Upper Left Quadrant

Lower Left Quadrant

Lower Right Quadrant

Upper Right Quadrant

1. Dorsal vv. of penis
2. Ischiocavernosus m.
3. Right crus of penis and dorsal w. of penis
4. Pampiniform plexus and ductus deferens
5. Adductor longus m.
6. Pudendal nerve and dorsal nerve of penis
7. Adductor brevis m.
8. Embalming site artifact
9. Adductor minimus m. (superior fasciculus of adductor magnus m.)
10. Femoral a.
11. Obturator a., v., and nerve
12. Pectineus m.
13. Rectus femoris m. and tendon
14. Obturator internus m.
15. First perforating a. and w.
16. Iliopsoas m. and tendon and femoral shaft
17. Tensor fascia lata m.

18. Lesser trochanter
19. Iliotibial tract
20. Sciatic nerve
21. Posterior (femoral) cutaneous nerve (of thigh)
22. Inferior gluteal a. and w.
23. Sacrotuberous ligament
24. Ischial tuberosity and ischiocavernosus m.
25. Endopelvic fascia, perineal a. and v., and scrotal brs.
26. Ischiorectal fossa
27. Anus

28. Levator ani m.
29. External anal sphincter m.
30. Ischium and ischiorectal fossa
31. Obturator internus m. with reflected tendon
32. Obturator externus m.
33. Ischial tuberosity
34. Common tendon mm. semitendinosus and biceps femoris (long head)
35. Lesser trochanter of femur and tendon m. semimembranosus
36. Sciatic nerve
37. Quadratus femoris m.
38. Superficial fascia (panniculus adiposus)
39. Gluteus maximus m. and tendon
40. Vastus lateralis m.
41. Tensor fascia lata m.

42. Vastus intermedius m.
43. Iliofemoral ligament
44. Iliopsoas m. and psoas m. tendon of insertion
45. Femoral nerve
46. Pectineus m.
47. Lateral (femoral) cutaneous nerve (of thigh)
48. Profunda femoris a.
49. Femoral a. and v.
50. Saphenous v.
51. Inferior epigastric a. and v.
52. Dorsal artery of penis
53. Sphincter urethrae m. and membranous urethra
54. Left crus of penis and arcuate ligament of pubis
55. Spermatic cord
56. Penile urethra
57. Septum penis
58. Deep artery of penis
59. Penis, corpora cavernosa

This section passes through the corpora cavernosa penis (59), the crura of the penis (3, 54), the membranous urethra (53), and the anus (27). The lesser trochanter of the femur (18) and the ischiorectal fossa (26) are seen in this cut.

The deep artery of the penis (58) and the dorsal veins of the penis (1) are identified.

The psoas major muscle (16, 44) inserts onto the lesser trochanter (18, 35), and the tendon of origin of semitendinosus and biceps femoris (long head) (34) is identified on the left ischial tuberosity (33).

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