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Hesselbach's triangle

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The triangular space bounded by the inguinal ligament (known also as the Fallopian ligament and Poupart’s ligament), the exterior border of rectus muscle, and the inferior epigastric vessels.


  • F. K. Hesselbach:
    Anatomisch-chirurgische Abhandlung über den Urspurng der Leistenbrüche.
    Würzburg, Baumgärtner, 1806. Neueste anatomisch-pathologische Untersuchungen über den Ursprung und das Fortschreiten der Leisten- und Schenkelbrüche. Würzburg, 1814.

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