Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Any operation on abdomen or pelvis.

What are the layers i am cutting through on the skin:
dermis, epidermis, subq, campers, scarpa's

What are the layers of rectus sheeth above and below the arcuate line:
external abdominal oblique, internal abdominal oblique and rectus. Below the sheeth in the trasversalis. The order of layers varies depending how caudal or cephalad you are.
Above arcuate

Below arcuate

Dont forget the pyramidalis. This will be superior to some of the lower rectus and fanning out laterally.

What is the pyramidalis for: Belly dancing!

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