Diaphragm within the deep perineal space containing deep transverse perineal muscle and sphincter urethrae. It is covered by superior and inferior (perineal membrane) fasciae of urogenital diaphragm.

This is the solid structure which is covered superiorly by the superior fascia of urogenital diaphragm and inferiorly by the inferior fascia of urogenital diaphragm. Passing through it is the membranous urethra.


DIGITAL LOCATOR OF UROGENITAL DIAPHRAGM: Layer 1 Layer of skin of female perineum. Layer 2 Layer of superficial fascia of female perineum. Layer 3 Layer of superficial muscles in superficial perineal pouch of female perineum. Layer 4 Layer of intermediate muscles in deep perineal pouch of female perineum. Layer 5 Layer of deep muscles in deep perineal pouch of female perineum. Urogenital diaphragm is located to layer 5 of female perineum. Rollover mouse to label, click to display page. Click blinking endpage to display urogenital diaphragm.




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Perineal membrane and deep perineal pouch- Pelvic floor-  3D rotation

Urogenital diaphragm in layer 5 of female perineum




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