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The deep perineal pouch contains the urogenital diaphragm, its investing fascia, and structures that pass through it.
This demonstrated complete transection of the urethra with extravasation of contrast both above and below the urogenital diaphragm. Trauma radiographic images were obtained and revealed other injuries including disruption of the diaphragm with abdominal contents displaced superiorly, left rib fractures with pneumothorax, pelvic fracture with hematoma, and a large hematoma anterior and superior to urinary bladder.
The external genitalia and the urogenital diaphragm are found within the urogenital triangle, while the anal triangle is composed of the centrally placed anal canal encircled by the external anal sphincter and flanked laterally and posteriorly by the ischiorectal fossae (Figure 3).
Vaginal attachments can stretch to exceed the diameter of the baby's head, and the cardinal and uterosacral support structures and the urogenital diaphragm may stretch and tear beyond their ability to fully recover.
Myofascial trigger points in pelvic muscles, including the levator ani, sphincter ani, and obturator internus as well as muscles of the urogenital diaphragm, often cause or contribute to chronic pelvic pain, said Ms.