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Ob/GYN Class- Ligaments Of The Female Pelvis & Pelvic Spaces

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  • 1. 
    The broad ligament is a ___________ suspensory ligament for the uterus.
    • A. 

      Minor

    • B. 

      Major

    • C. 

      Small

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The broad ligament is a wing-like structure from the lateral ____________ wall to the ___________ wall
  • 3. 
     The broad ligament may be visualized sonographically if _________ __________ is present
  • 4. 
    True or false- The broad ligament is a true ligament and is not a double fold of the peritoneum
  • 5. 
    The broad ligament divides the ________ _________ into anterior and posterior compartments.
  • 6. 
    The ovaries attach to the ___________ surface of the broad ligament.
  • 7. 
    The broad ligament is divided into three regions; the _______________ (fallopian tubes), ______________ (ovaries), and the ______________ refers to everything else
  • 8. 
    The broad ligaments attach the uterus to either side of the __________ __________
  • 9. 
    The round ligament extends _____________ and _____________ from the uterine wall in or around the area of the _____________ ______________ to the ________________ canal
  • 10. 
    Round ligaments serve to tether the uterine ___________ and tilt it forward in the pelvis, aiding in the normal anteflexion of the uterus
  • 11. 
    Round ligaments __________ during pregnancy and may cause _________
  • 12. 
    The two ligaments that anchor the cervix and provide rigid support for the cervix are the...
  • 13. 
    What is another name for the cardinal ligament?
  • 14. 
    The ligament that extends from the lateral region of the cervix and along the lateral margin of the uterine corpus is the...
  • 15. 
    The ligament that extends from the cervix to the sacrum is the...
  • 16. 
    The ___________ ligament extends from the uterine cornua to the medial or uterine pole of the ovary.
  • 17. 
    The ovaries are anchored to the uterus by the ___________ ligament.
  • 18. 
    The ____________ ligament suspends the lateral or pelvic pole of the ovary to the lateral pelvic wall.
  • 19. 
    Another name for the suspensory ligament is the _____________ ligament
  • 20. 
    The suspensory ligament consists of fibromuscular strands intertwined with __________ vessels and lymphatics.
  • 21. 
    The ovaries are attached to the pelvic side wall by the ______________ ligament
  • 22. 
    The short, suspensory ligament which anchors the ovary to the posterior surface of the broad ligament is called the _____________ ligament.
  • 23. 
    The ____________ are attached to the broad ligament by the mesovarium ligament
  • 24. 
    The peritoneum's function is ____________ and ____________ the surfaces of organs.
  • 25. 
    The peritoneum is responsible for the formation of certain ____________ in relationship to the uterus and other organs of the pelvis.
  • 26. 
    Folds in the peritoneum create potential spaces for ___________ collections
  • 27. 
    The ___________ ____________ space is the region between the symphysis pubis and the urinary bladder.
  • 28. 
    Another name for the retro pubic space is the...
  • 29. 
    The ___________ _________ - _______ - ___________ lies between the anterior surface of the uterus and the bladder.
  • 30. 
    Another name for the Anterior cul-de-sac is the ___________ - ____________ ____________
  • 31. 
    The __________ _______ - _____ - ________ lies between the posterior wall of the pelvis and the posterior wall of the uterus.
  • 32. 
    Another name for the posterior cul-de-sac is the ___________ ______ _____________
  • 33. 
    Fluid originating anywhere in the peritoneal sac tends to drain into the ____________ _______-______-_________
  • 34. 
    Select all causes of free fluid in the posterior cul-de-sac-
    • A. 

      Cyst rupture

    • B. 

      Ectopic pregnancy

    • C. 

      Hernia

    • D. 

      Malignancy

    • E. 

      PID