inguinal ligament


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inguinal ligament

[′iŋ·gwən·əl ′lig·ə·mənt]
(anatomy)
The thickened lower portion of the aponeurosis of the external oblique muscle extending from the anterior superior spine of the ileum to the tubercle of the pubis and the pectineal line. Also known as Poupart's ligament.
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This model was labelled at section levels with distances from inguinal ligament. For NI4 and NI5 nerves, the fascicular mapping was presented in form of tables (Table I and II, respectively) calling them 'Table Models' of NI4 (Table I) and NI5 (Table II) as due to presence of many most complex plexiform structures, the schematic diagram becomes very complicated and confusing as regards fascicular pathways.
Anatomy studies showed that the distance from the LFCN to the ASIS at the inguinal ligament can range from 3 mm to 7.3 cm (5,6,7).
Physical examination revealed sharp local pain on palpation over the left medial inguinal ligament, pubic symphysis, conjoint tendon and rectus abdominis insertion.
The lateral femoral cutaneous nerve comes from spinal nerve roots and has a very superficial course as it exits the pelvis anterior to the inguinal ligament before entering the lateral aspect of the thigh, where it can be subject to compression by external forces.
Through wheal 3, needle was passed perpendicularly backward to penetrate external oblique aponeurosis , 20 ml of solution injected in the line of inguinal ligament (total volume: 75ml.
in the cephalad direction, and from the inferior epigastric vessels medially to the inguinal ligament laterally so that the cord structures have been freed from the retroperitoneum with the dissection of the retroperitoneal space and a slit in the mesh is not required (Figure 4, 5).
Because cross sections were not circular, we used calipers to measure the major and minor axes of four femoral nerves just proximal to the first branching point and distal to the inguinal ligament. We measured the major and minor axes of the other four femoral nerves after histological processing.
Lateral femoral kutanoz sinirin sikisma sendromu meraljia parestetika olarak adlandirilir ve inguinal ligament seviyesinde meydana gelir.
With a rise in intra-abdominal pressure the conjoined tendon contracts, descends and comes to lie close to the inguinal ligament. The crura around the internal ring contract around the spermatic cord and the external oblique aponeurosis becomes tense and presses on the internal ring, thus reinforcing the weak posterior wall.
SHERI "SPARKLE" WILLIAMS, the small powerhouse of a dancer who is the centerpiece of Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, had just one inguinal ligament sprain and an ankle sprain in her 32 seasons with the company.
For example, the femoral nerve can be injured through entrapment under the inguinal ligament in a woman who is improperly positioned.
In direct medial inguinal hernia, the hernial sac protrudes through the abdominal wall in the area of Hesselbach's triangle, a region bounded by the rectus abdominis muscle, inguinal ligament, and inferior epigastric vessels.