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FEMORAL CANAL

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FEMORAL CANAL

Different concept from the femoral TRIANGLE! The femoral canal lies WITHIN the triangle. It's boundaries + contents are:
1. Anterior - inguinal ligament.
2. Medial - lacunar ligament.
3. Posterior - pectineal ligament.
4. Lateral - femoral vein.
5. Contents - deep inguinal LN of Cloquet (which drains the glans penis/clitoris).

Image: Semmelweis.hu. (2019). [online] Available at: http://semmelweis.hu/anatomia/files/2017/09/20171113_Katz_Sandor_en.pdf [Accessed 13 Apr. 2019].


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Different concept from the femoral TRIANGLE! The femoral canal lies WITHIN the triangle. It's boundaries + contents are:
1. Anterior - inguinal ligament.
2. Medial - lacunar ligament.
3. Posterior - pectineal ligament.
4. Lateral - femoral vein.
5. Contents - deep inguinal LN of Cloquet (which drains the glans penis/clitoris).

Image: Semmelweis.hu. (2019). [online] Available at: http://semmelweis.hu/anatomia/files/2017/09/20171113_Katz_Sandor_en.pdf [Accessed 13 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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