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1

What is linea terminalis?

-Boundary of entry into the true pelvis (lesser pelvis)

2

Describe a gynecoid pelvis

-Round inlet
-Straight side walls
-Ischial spines not too prominent
-Well-rounded greater sciatic notch
-Well curved sacrum
-Infrapubic angle > 90 degrees

3

What is assessed during a pelvic clinical assessment?

-Pelvic inlet (anteroposterior diameter)
-Mid-pelvis (straight sidewalls and bispinous diameter)
-Pelvic outlet (Distance between iscial tuberosities and infrapubic angle)

4

What are the pelvic conjugates?

-Measurements of the anteroposterior diameter of the pelvis
-Anatomic conjugate from sacral promontory to superior border of pubic symphysis
-Obstetric conjugate from sacral promontory to midpoint pubic symphysis
-Diagonal conjugate from sacral promomtory to inferior border of pubic symphysis

5

Name the 3 major ligaments of the pelvis

-Sacrospinous
-Sacrotuberous
-Sacroiliac

6

What bones make up the pelvis?

-2 innominate bones (hip bones)
-Sacrum
-Coccyx