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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 6.26

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 6.26

Upper Left Quadrant

Lower Left Quadrant

Lower Right Quadrant

Upper Right Quadrant

1. Bladder, dome
2. Right ovary
3. Femoral v.
4. Lymph node
5. Sartorius m.
6. Obturator nerve and a.
7. Gluteus minimus m.
8. Acetabular fossa
9. Femoral head
10. Iliofemoral ligament
11. Obturator internus m. and right ureter

12. Acetabulum and obturator fascia
13. Sciatic nerve
14. Inferior gluteal a. and v.
15. Gluteus maximus m.
16. Sacrospinous ligament
17. Ileum

18. First coccygeal vertebra
19. Rectum, ampulla
20. Inferior gluteal a. and v.
21. Sciatic nerve
22. Uterus, cervix
23. Internal iliac v.
24. Left ureter

25. Obturator nerve
26. Brood ligament of uterus
27. Ilium
28. Iliopsoas m.
29. Femoral nerve
30. Femoral a. and v.
31. Lymph node
32. Ligamentum teres of uterus
33. Inferior epigastric a.
34. Median umbilical ligament

This section passes through the dome of the urinary bladder (1), cervix of the uterus (22), rectum (19), and first coccygeal vertebra (18). The ovary (2) is seen on the right side. On the right side, the section passes through the head of the femur (9) and the upper end of the acetabulum (12) and fossa (8).

The obturator internus muscle (11) lies on the internal surface of the pelvis and, seen here, on the ilium.

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