Internal iliac artery

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  • Created on: 10-05-18 19:33
What are the branches of the internal iliac artery?
Posterior division: lateral sacral, iliolumbar, superior gluteal. Anterior division: obturator, umbilical, superior vesicle, internal pudendal, uterine, middle rectal, inferior gluteal, inferior vesicle/vaginal
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Path of the posterior division of the internal iliac
lateral sacral goes through the anterior sacral foramina, iliolumbar goes up to the iliac crest (supplies iliacus) and paralumbar, supergluteal goes through greater sciatic foramen travel along the gluteus minimus
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Path of the internal pudendal
leaves via the greater sciatic foramen, curves around the sacrospinous ligament and returns via the lesser sciatic foramen
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What are the branches of the internal pudendal artery?
Inferior rectal artery, perineal artery, labial, clitoral, vestibule (external genitalia)
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What are the contents of the pudendal canal and where is it located?
aka Alcock's canal made by the obturator internus fascia runs down between the greater and lesser sciatic foramen: contains internal pudendal artery, internal pudendal vein and pudendal nerve.
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Path of the posterior division of the internal iliac

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lateral sacral goes through the anterior sacral foramina, iliolumbar goes up to the iliac crest (supplies iliacus) and paralumbar, supergluteal goes through greater sciatic foramen travel along the gluteus minimus

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Path of the internal pudendal

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What are the branches of the internal pudendal artery?

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What are the contents of the pudendal canal and where is it located?

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