I’ve got a treat for you today. Five pelvic and perineal anatomy questions for the basic science student! Have fun and remember, well I have nothing witty to say actually haha. Did you know that the pelvis used to be called the innominate bone, literally meaning it was called the “no-name” bone. That’s just a whole level of dumb isn’t it?
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Pelvic and Perineum Part Two
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What is the root value of the nerve that supplies the anterior scrotum with sensory innervation?
Question 1 Explanation:
The ilioinguinal nerve (L1) supplies the anterior and lateral scrotum
Which of the following is/are true statements about the spermatic cord?
The testicular artery is a branch of the abdominal aorta
The vas deferens travels with its own artery
The external spermatic fascia is derived from the internal oblique muscle
The cremasteric muscle is derived from the internal oblique muscle
The internal spermatic fascia si formed of the transversalis fascia
A patient presents with a groin swelling that contains a blueish hue and is more pronounced on standing. Which structure is mostly likely Testinvolved?
Internal pudendal vein
A patient has diagnosed testicular cancer. Which of the following lymph node groups is most important for immediate metastatic spread to screen for?
Superficial inguinal node group
Deep inguinal node group
Axillary node group
Paraaortic node group
Sacral node group
A patient has the skin of the anteromedial thigh lightly touched with a cotton wool bud. A positive test is ilicited in response. Which of the following have been successfully tested?
The dartos muscle
The dorsal column medial lemniscus system
L3 root value of the spinal cord
A neonate develops peritonitis from a bowel perforation. On examination, alongside abdominal distention there is concomitant unilateral groin swelling. Which of the following regions is the best matched explanation for this phenomenon?
Pampiniform plexus thrombus
What is the relation of an indirect inguinal hernia to the inferior epigastric artery?
Through which triangle does a direct inguinal hernia move?
Which of the following is true of a direct inguinal hernia?
Herniation through Hesselbach's triangle
Often bulges the superficial inguinal ring
Can often be covered in only external spermatic fascia
Found within the spermatic cord
Herniation originally occurs lacteal to the inferior epigastric vessels
Hesselbach's triangle is comprised of which of the following structures?
Inferior epigastric artery
Inferior epigastric vein
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