Review Items - Abdominal Wall

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Osteology: (N 248,486,185)

Iliac crest (TG 6-4)
Anterior superior iliac spine (TG 6-4)
Pubic crest (TG 6-4)
Pubic tubercle (TG 6-4)
Pecten pubis (pectineal line) (TG 6-4)
Iliopectineal line (TG 6-4)

Fascia:

Fatty layer of superficial fascia (N 249, TG 5-02)
Membranous layer of superficial fascia (N 249, TG 5-02)
Tunica dartos scroti (N 387,390, TG 6-31)
Deep, investing fascia
Thoracolumbar fascia (N 174, TG 1-13)
Fascia lata (N 249, TG 3-02)
Transversalis fascia (N 251,252,259, TG 5-07)
    Weak fascia

Muscles:

External oblique (N 249, TG 5-04)
Internal oblique (N 250, TG 5-04)
Transversus abdominis (N 251, TG 5-05)
Rectus abdominis (N 250, TG 5-05)
    Tendinous intersections
Rectus sheath (N 249,251,252A,252B, TG 5-05, 5-06, 5-06)
Linea alba (N 249,251,252A,252B, TG 5-05, 5-06)
Arcuate line (TG 5-05, 5-07)

Inguinal canal:

Superficial (external) inguinal ring (N 387,249,259,260, TG 5-08A, 5-09A)
    Lateral crus
    Medial crus
    Intercrural fibers
Round ligament of the uterus (N 400, TG 5-09A, 5-09C, 5-09D)
Spermatic cord (N 387, TG 5-08A, 5-08C, 5-08D, 5-10C)

Ligaments:

Inguinal (N 250,251, TG 5-04)
Lacunar (N 251,263, TG 5-08D, 5-09D)
Pectineal (N 251,263, TG 5-08D, 5-09D)

Arteries & veins:

Superficial epigastric (N 249, TG 5-02)
Superior epigastric (N 191, TG 4-08, 5-05)
Inferior epigastric (N 251 ,253, TG 5-05, 5-07)
Ascending branch of deep circumflex iliac (N 255)

Nerves:

Intercostal nn. (T7-11) and subcostal n. (N 254,257, TG 5-02)
    Lateral and anterior cutaneous brs.
Iliohypogastric n. (N 257,267, TG 5-02, 5-38)
Ilioinguinal n. (N 257,267, TG 5-02, 5-38)
    Anterior labial or scrotal br.

Miscellaneous:

Superficial inguinal lymph nodes (N 266,546, TG 6-33, 6-34)

Clinical Terms:

Appendicitis
Cholecystitis
McBurney's point/incision
Subcostal incision
Pfannenstiel incision
Transpyloric plane
Peritonitis

 

Updated: 21 November 2011