PUBIC SYMPHYSIS

 

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DESCRIPTION: The joint between the medial surfaces of pubic bodies. The bodies are covered by hyaline cartilage. The surfaces of the hyaline cartilages are connected to fibrocartilage. It is originally a symphysis but will synostose in later life.

LIGAMENTS:

         Superior pubic ligament

         Arcuate pubic ligament

         Interpubic ligament

NERVE SUPPLY:

BLOOD SUPPLY:

         Articular branches of femoral artery

          Articular branches of obturator artery

All the above are branches of the posterior division of the Internal iliac artery  which begins at the level of the lumbosacral articulation.

MOVEMENTS:

         Angulation, rotation and minimal displacement.

 


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