Fascia of perineum

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Fascia of perineum
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Coronal section of anterior (frontal) part of pelvis, seen from front, through the pubic arch
Latin Fascia perinei

The fascia of perineum (Gallaudet fascia or deep perineal fascia) is the fascia which covers the muscles of the superficial perineal pouch. The muscles surrounded by the deep perineal fascia are the bulbospongiosus, ischiocavernosus, and superficial transverse perineal. The fascia is attached laterally to the ischiopubic rami and fused anteriorly with the suspensory ligament of the penis or clitoris. It is continuous anteriorly with the deep investing fascia of the abdominal wall muscles, and in males, it is continuous with Buck's fascia.