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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 20: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Blood vessels and muscles of the male perineum.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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Blood vessels and muscles of the male perineum

a) Ischial bone, tuberosity.
b) Ischial bone, ascending ramus.
c) Sacrotuberous ligament.
d) Sacrospinous ligament.
e) Corpus cavernosus urethrae (s. bulbocavernous).
f) Corpus cavernosus penis.
g) Anus (s. orificium intestini recti).
h) Coccyx.
i) m. Bulbocavernosus.
k) m. Ischiocavernosus.
l) m. Transversus perinaei.
m) m. Sphincter ani externus.
n) mm. Levator ani and coccygeus (s. ischiococcygeus).
o) m. Adductor longus.
p) m. Gracilis.
q) m. Adductor magnus.
r) m. Glutaeus maximus.

  1. common pudendal artery between sacrotuberous and sacrospinous ligaments.
  2. inferior rectal arteries.
  3. transverse perinaei artery.
  4. bulbouretheral artery.
  5. deep penis artery.
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