Hesselbach's triangle

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The triangular space bounded by the inguinal ligament, the exterior border of rectus muscle, and the inferior epigastric vessels.

Description

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.

Bibliography

  • 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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