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Maternal Anatomy

Which artery is frequently encountered when a Pfannenstiel skin incision is performed during a cesarean delivery?

a. Hypogastric artery

b. Inferior epigastric artery

c. Superficial epigastric artery

d. Superficial circumflex iliac artery

Which artery should be found and ligated prior to the performance of a Maylard incision?

a. Hypogastric artery

b. Inferior epigastric artery

c. Superficial epigastric artery

d. Superficial circumflex iliac artery

Chronic pain may develop in the area of a Pfannenstiel skin incision if which of the following nerves are severed or entrapped?

Modified with permission from Corton MM: Anatomy. In Hoffman BL, Schorge JO, Bradshaw KD, et al (eds): Williams Gynecology, 3rd ed. New York, McGraw-Hill Education, 2016, Figure 38-3.

a. Femoral nerve

b. Subcostal nerve

c. Intercostal nerve

d. Iliohypogastric nerve

The labia minora is invested by which of the following structures?

a. Hair follicles

b. Eccrine glands

c. Apocrine glands

d. Sebaceous glands

Which of the following does not perforate the vestibule?

a. Urethra

b. Skene glands

c. Bartholin glands

d. All perforate the vestibule

The posterior vaginal wall’s vascular supply primarily comes from which artery?

a. Uterine artery

b. Hypogastric artery

c. Middle rectal artery

d. Internal pudendal artery

Which of the ...

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