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Which of the following arteries is considered to be the artery of the pelvis?
The internal iliac artery is the artery of the pelvis; however, it does supply branches to the buttocks, thighs, and the perineum
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|1. All of the following statements concerning the pelvic cavity are correct EXCEPT
(A) It is bounded posteriorly by the coccyx.
(B) It is bounded anteriorly by the pubic symphysis.
(C) The pelvic inlet forms the superior boundary.
(D) The pelvic outlet forms the inferior boundary.
(E) The musculofascial pelvic diaphragm closes the pelvic inlet.
|2. All of the following bones contribute to the formation of the pelvic cavity EXCEPT
|3. Which of the following structures is located between the ischial spine and the ischial tuberosity?
(A) obturator foramen
(B) lesser sciatic notch
(C) acetabular notch
(D) pubic arch
(E) arcuate line
|4. The lateral part of the superior ramus of the pubis forms which of the following structures?
(A) iliopubic eminence
(B) pubic tubercle
(C) pecten pubis
(D) anterior inferior iliac spine
|5. All of the following structures provide boundaries for the pelvic inlet EXCEPT
(A) inferior ramus of the pubis
(B) sacral promontory
(C) anterior border of the ala of the sacrum
(D) arcuate line of the ilium
(E) pecten pubis
|6. When a person is in the anatomical position, which of the following structures lie in the
same vertical plane?
(A) sacral promontory and pubic tubercles
(B) anterior superior iliac spines and the anterior aspect of the pubic symphysis
(C) posterior superior iliac spines and the posterior aspect of the ischial tuberosity
(D) ischial spines and the posterior border of the obturator foramen
(E) superior pubic rami and the greater sciatic notch
|7. Weak areas of the pelvis include all of the following EXCEPT
(A) ischial tuberosities
(B) alae of the ilium
(C) pubic rami
(D) sacroiliac joint
|8. The pelvic floor is formed by all of the following muscles EXCEPT
|9. Which of the following muscles covers and pads the lateral pelvic wall?
(A) obturator internus
|10. All of the following statements concerning the sciatic nerve are correct EXCEPT
(A) It is the largest and broadest nerve in the body.
(B) It is formed by the dorsal rami of L4 to S3.
(C) It passes through the greater sciatic foramen.
(D) It exits the pelvis inferior to the piriformis muscle.
(E) It is one of the two main nerves of the sacral plexus.
|11. All of the following statements concerning the pudendal nerve are correct EXCEPT
(A) It is derived from the anterior divisions of the ventral rami of S2 through S4.
(B) It accompanies the internal pudendal artery.
(C) It leaves the pelvis through the greater sciatic foramen.
(D) It leaves the pelvis through the greater sciatic foramen inferior to the piriformis and coccygeus muscles.
|12. Which of the following nerves exits the pelvis through the greater sciatic foramen, superior to the piriformis?
(C) superior gluteal
(D) lumbosacral trunk
|13. Which of the following statements concerning the sacral sympathetic trunks is correct?
(A) Usually has four sympathetic ganglia.
(B) Descends on the pelvic surface of the ischium.
(C) Ends as the dorsal nerve of the penis or clitoris.
(D) Passes through the obturator canal.
(E) Pierces the sacrotuberous ligament
|14. The inferior hypogastric plexus receives fibers from which of the following nerves?
(A) pudendal and obturator
(B) sciatic and superior gluteal
(C) inferior gluteal and lumbosacral
(D) pelvic splanchnic and hypogastric
(E) sacral sympathetic and obturator
|15. All of the following arteries enter the true pelvis EXCEPT
(A) internal iliac
(B) median sacral
(C) superior rectal
|16. Which of the following arteries is considered to be the artery of the pelvis?
|17. Which of the following arteries arises from the anterior division of the internal iliac?
(A) superior rectal
(C) superior gluteal
|18. All of the following statements concerning the ureters are correct EXCEPT
(A) They are retroperitoneal.
(B) They cross the pelvic brim anterior to the bifurcation of the common iliac arteries.
(C) They are fibrous tubes connecting the kidneys to the urinary bladder.
(D) Their superior halves lie in the abdomen and the inferior halves lie in the pelvis.
(E) Their oblique passage through the bladder wall forms a one-way “flap valve.”
|19. The uvula of the bladder is located in which of the following locations?
(A) retropubic space
(B) trigone of the bladder
(C) apex of the bladder
(D) fundus of the bladder
(E) pubovesical ligament
|20. Parasympathetic fibers to the bladder are derived from which of the following nerves?
(A) pelvic splanchnic
(B) greater splanchnic
(D) superior hypogastric plexus
(E) sacral plexus