triangular ligament

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triangular ligament

[trī′aŋ·gyə·lər ′lig·ə·mənt]
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The superficial pouch is enclosed between a membranous layer of fascia inferiorly (also referred to as Colle's fascia) and the perineal membrane superiorly (also referred to as the inferior fascia of the urogenital diaphragm).
On sagittal view, they arise below the perineal membrane and the inferior border of the pubic symphysis, in contrast to the more superiorly located Gardner duct cysts.
The dividing line between the urogenital and anal triangles is defined by the posterior edge of the perineal membrane.
But from the viewpoint of a vaginal and pelvic reconstructive surgeon, he embodied a major misconception in his statement, "The perineal membrane and perineal body are not very crucial for pelvic organ support.
Grody's opinion about laparoscopic surgery, I will only respond to his point about the importance of the perineal membrane and PB to pelvic organ support.
The pubocervical fascia fuses with the perineal membrane and the rectovaginal septum merges with the perineal body inferiorly.