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female pelvis anatomy samsam
Anatomy of the pelvis
Pelvic diaphragm muscle
Levator ani muscle
Penis, scrotum, and anus
External genitalia (vulva) and anus
The ovaries, the uterine (Fallopian) tubes, the uterus, and the vagina.
Internal female genital organs
The labia major and minor, the clitoris, the vestibule of the vagina, and the vestibular glands.
External female genital organs
The sheath of the peritoneum lifted by the uterus and the fallopian tubes.
Broad ligament of the uterus
Epithelium of the mucosa (endometrium) of the uterus.
Simple high columnar epithelium
Epithelium of the neck of the uterus.
Stratified squamous non-keratinized epithelium
External os is round in nulliparous and transverse after a childbirth
An incompetent ___________ leads to a habitual abortion before the third month.
The surgical treatment that ties the cervix.
The uterine muscle underdoes hyperplasia and hypertrophy during the pregnancy and then regresses.
Blood supply of the uterus.
Uterine artery and ovarian artery. Some from vaginal artery.
Innervation of uterus.
Sympathetic and parasympathetic (pelvic splanchnic nerves S2, S3, S4)
Pap smear evaluates the cervical pathology and counts these various cell types.
PBC, SSC, ISC
The most common tumor in women, seen more in blacks than whites. May cause an obstructive delivery.
Is given by the pelvic diaphragm and other muscular supports.
Is responsible for passive support of the uterus and prevents it from being pushed out of the genital opening.
Passive (mechanical) support
When the support of the uterus is lost the uterus may drop lower or its portio part comes out of the vagina.
Retroverted uterine may be a cause of...
abortion and dysparunia.
The cervix of the uterus is the least mobile part of the uterus because it is supported by the...
endopelvic fascia or Retinacula
This ligament extends from the cervix to the lateral pelvic walls.
Transverse cervical (cardinal) ligament
Posterior ligament of the uterus.
Sacrocervical (sacrouterine) ligament
Anterior ligament of the uterus.
Pubocervical (pubouterine) ligament
This ligament supports the uterus.