When you have completed your study of this material, you should be able to:
1. Define the boundaries of the perineum.
2. Define the inferior pelvic aperture (pelvic outlet).
3. Define the pelvic diaphragm and name the muscles that make it up.
4. Give the boundaries and contents of the anal triangle.
5. Give the boundaries and contents of the ischiorectal fossa.
6. Give the location and contents of the pudendal canal.
7. Name the branches of the pudendal nerve and name the structures which each branch innervates.
8 Define the urogenital diaphragm, giving its musculature, perineal fascias, and perineal spaces.
9. Define the central tendon of the perineum (perineal body).
10. Give the contents of the male perineum.
11. Give the innervation and lymphatic drainage of the scrotum.
12. For the penis, give its composition, parts, ligaments, arterial and venous supply, lymphatic drainage, and innervation.
13. Give the contents of the superficial and deep perineal spaces for each gender. Label a diagram showing the structures found in these spaces.
14. Name the muscles of the superficial perineal space.
15. List three differences distinguishing the male and female perineum.
16. List and define the parts of the vulva.
17. Give the vascular supply and lymphatic drainage of the vulva.
18. Discuss the innervation of the female perineum.