Superficial perineal pouch
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|Superficial perineal pouch|
|Coronal section of anterior part of male pelvis, through the pubic arch. Seen from in front. (Superficial perineal pouch is white outline at bottom.)|
|Muscles of male perineum.|
|Latin||compartimentum superficiale perinei|
|Artery||branches of internal pudendal artery|
|Vein||branches of internal pudendal veins|
|Nerve||branches of perineal nerve|
|Lymph||superficial inguinal lymph nodes|
The superficial perineal pouch (also superficial perineal compartment/space/sac) is a compartment of the perineum.
The superficial perineal pouch is a fully enclosed compartment:
- its inferior border is the fascia of perineum (Gallaudet fascia or deep perineal fascia) is the fascia which covers the muscles of the superficial perineal pouch.
- its superior border is the perineal membrane
- Anatomy photo:41:09-0100 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Female Perineum: The Superficial Perineal Pouch"
- perineum at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University)
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