Superficial inguinal ring
|Superficial inguinal ring|
|Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for arteries and inguinal canal. (Subcutaneous inguinal ring labeled at lower left.)|
|The subcutaneous inguinal ring.|
|Latin||annulus inguinalis superficialis|
|Gray's||subject #286 1315|
In the aponeurosis of the external oblique, immediately above the crest of the pubis, is a triangular opening, the subcutaneous inguinal ring (superficial inguinal ring, external inguinal ring), formed by a separation of the fibers of the aponeurosis in this situation.
The superficial ring is dilated in a condition called athletic pubalgia.
- SUNY Labs 35:09-0101 - "Anterior Abdominal Wall: Borders of the Superficial Inguinal Ring"
- SUNY Figs 36:01-13 - "The inguinal canal and derivation of the layers of the spermatic cord."
- 543883342 at GPnotebook
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