Figure 2.

Undetached strip of external oblique aponeurosis forming the posterior wall of inguinal canal. 1) Reflected medial leaf after a strip has been separated; 2) Internal oblique muscle seen through the splitting incision made in the medial leaf; 3) Interrupted sutures between the upper border of the strip and conjoined muscle and internal oblique muscle; 4) Interrupted sutures between the lower border of the strip and the inguinal ligament; 5) Pubic tubercle; 6) Abdominal ring; 7) Spermatic cord; and 8) Lateral leaf.

Desarda BMC Surgery 2003 3:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-3-2
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