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Areas of the Abdomen

The Inguinal Canal

...of the left inguinal canal has been removed. DARTMOUTH MEDICAL SCHOOL Fig 5 Sagittal view of the inguinal canal, showing the borders. Rings The two openings to the inguinal canal...

Areas of the Abdomen

The Inguinal (Hesselbach’s) Triangle

...enters the inguinal canal. Bowel can then exit the canal via the superficial inguinal ring and form a ‘lump’ in the scrotum or labia majora. Direct hernias are acquired (usually...


Ilioinguinal Nerve

...spine. The ilioinguinal nerve passes through the anterolateral abdominal wall and supplies motor branches to the internal oblique and transversus abdominus. It then enters the inguinal canal via the superficial...

The Male Reproductive System

The Spermatic Cord the inferior abdomen and ending in the scrotum. The spermatic cord is formed at the opening of the inguinal canal, known as the deep inguinal ring. This opening is...

Fig 1 - The superficial and sub-inguinal lymph nodes.
Blood Vessels and Lymphatics of the Lower Limb

Lymphatic Drainage of the Lower Limb

...are the superficial inguinal nodes. Superficial Inguinal Nodes These form a line directly below the inguinal ligament and receive lymph from the penis, scrotum, perineum, buttock and abdominal wall. Superficial...

The Male Reproductive System

The Testes and Epididymis

...the most common: Inguinal hernia – where the contents of the abdominal cavity protrude into the scrotum, via the inguinal canal. Hydrocoele – a collection of serous fluid within the...


Genitofemoral Nerve

...psoas major muscle. As the nerve reaches the inguinal ligament, it divides into two terminal branches: Genital branch Males – passes through the inguinal canal to reach the scrotum in...

The Gastrointestinal Tract

The Anal Canal

...anatomy of the anal canal – its position, structure, relations and neurovascular supply. Anatomical Position The anal canal is located within the anal triangle of the perineum between the right...

Anatomical Areas

The Adductor Canal

The adductor canal (Hunter’s canal, subsartorial canal) is a narrow conical tunnel located in the thigh. It is approximately 15cm long, extending from the apex of the femoral triangle to...

Anatomical Areas

The Femoral Canal

...canal. By TeachMeSeries Ltd (2024) Fig 1 Borders of the femoral canal. Contents The femoral canal contains: Lymphatic vessels – draining the deep inguinal lymph nodes. Deep lymph node –...

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