Perineal Repair Skills

The repair of perineal and vaginal tears is a key clinical competency. The options show various anatomical structures and landmarks important during perineal tear repair.
A. The pubococcygeus
B. Iliococcygeus
C. Internal anal sphincter
D. Ischiorectal fossa
E. Ischiocavernosus
F. Ischiococcygeus
G. Pubococcygeus
H. Transverse perineal muscle
I. The external anal sphincter
J. Bulbospongiosus

1. This perineal muscle Has subcutaneous, superficial and deep parts:

2. This muscle Is the most medial part of the levator ani:
3. Supplied by the pudendal nerves that join the muscle at 3 and 9 o'clock:
4. Originates from the ischial tuberosities and inserted in the perineal body:
5. Arises from perineal body and inserted in corpora cavernosa of clitoris:
The following labels in images are muscles of the perineum. Choose correct label for the description of muscle mentioned in question.Each option can be chosen once or more or none at all.


A. Label B
B. Label A
C. Label D
D. Label E
E. Label C
F. Label A&C
G. Label D&E
H. Label A&B
I. Label B&C
J. Label A&E
K. None of the above

6.This is a muscle just below the surface of the perineum, present in both men and women

7. The paired muscle of the pelvic floor which covers the vestibular bulb.
8. The pyramidal fibromuscular mass in the middle line of the perineum mainly supports the pelvic floor.