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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Pain may radiate to the proximal thigh, perineum, lower abdomen, inguinal ligament, or testicles as a result of irritation of the ilioinguinal, genitofemoral, or obturator nerves.
The nerve can be entrapped at the level of the inguinal ligament in the groin.
We define the compound femoral nerve as the femoral nerve section between the inguinal ligament and the first branching point in the thigh.
Lateral femoral kutanoz sinirin sikisma sendromu meraljia parestetika olarak adlandirilir ve inguinal ligament seviyesinde meydana gelir.
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.