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Maternal Anatomy

The femoral artery gives rise to all EXCEPT which of the following vessels?

a. External pudendal artery

b. Inferior epigastric artery

c. Superficial epigastric artery

d. Superficial circumflex iliac artery

The inferior epigastric artery arises from which of the following?

Reproduced with permission from Corton MM: Anatomy. In Hoffman BL, Schorge JO, Schaffer JI, et al (eds): Williams Gynecology, 2nd ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2012, Figure 38-3.

a. Aorta

b. Femoral artery

c. Hypogastric artery

d. External iliac artery

Which statement accurately describes the location of the inferior epigastric artery above the arcuate line?

a. Ventral to the anterior rectus sheath

b. Dorsal to the posterior rectus sheath

c. Ventral to the external oblique muscle aponeurosis

d. Ventral to the transversus abdominis muscle aponeurosis

The anterior abdominal wall is innervated by all EXCEPT which of the following?

a. Subcostal nerve

b. Internal pudendal nerve

c. Intercostal nerves (T7–T11)

d. Iliohypogastric nerve (L1)

The labia minora lack all EXCEPT which of the following?

a. Eccrine glands

b. Hair follicles

c. Apocrine glands

d. Sebaceous glands

The internal pudendal artery supplies which of the following?

a. Bladder trigone

b. Proximal vagina

c. Distal vaginal walls

d. Posterior vaginal wall


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