Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Abdomen and Inguinal

Study Q's for Abdomen and Inguinal Ligament

The rectus sheath is what type of CT? Tendon. Dense, regular CT
What are the inguinal ligament attachments? ASIS and Pubic Tubercle (most inferior portion of external oblique apon)
Which two anterolateral abdominal muscles have attachments to the thoracolumbar fascia?significance? Transverse abdominus and Internal Abdominal oblique. Creates the “core” Strong muscular cylinder to stabilize the lumbar vertebrae
Name the boundaries of the inguinal canal? Floor:Inguinal Ligament Anterior: External Oblique Aponeurosis Posterior:conjoint tendon Superior:no roof
What is the superficial inguinal ring and where is it located? It is a defect in the aponeurosis of the external oblique. It is located 2/3 of the way down to pubic tubercle
The aponeurosis of which two structures come together to form the conjoint tendon? Internal Oblique and Transversus Abdominis
What structures fill the deep inguinal ring in Males?In Females? Males: Spermatacord, vas deferens, vessels. Females: Round ligament of uterus, small nerves and vessels
What are the two types of inguinal hernias? Direct and Indirect
In inguinal hernias, contents of abdomen (specifically portions of small intestine) herniate through abdominal wall and create a bulge in the region of _____________________ inguinal ligament at superficial inguinal ring
True/False: In a direct inguinal hernia, the abdominal contents go directly through the abdominal wall and bulge at the superficial inguinal ring TRUE. As opposed to an indirect inguinal hernia, the contents run through Inguinal Canal.
What is the main distinguishing factor of Sports Hernias from inguinal hernias? There is pain at the region of superficial inguinal ring, but typically no bulging
Pain with sports hernias is caused by tearing and fraying of tendons of which two muscles as they attach to pubic tubercle? Conjoint Tendon (Transversus Abdominis & Internal Oblique) and Rectus Abdominus
What forms the deep inguinal ring? outpouching of the transversalis fascia
Which is the most common type of inguinal hernia? Indirect Hernia
Created by: Phillypino



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards