obturator fascia

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ob·tu·ra·tor fas·ci·a

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the portion of the parietal pelvic fascia that covers the obturator internus muscle; it is modified to form both the tendinous arch of the pelvic diaphragm and the pudendal canal.
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5) From here it enters a duplication of the fascia of the obturator internus muscles and its medial aspect, which forms the pudendal canal.
My finger waits there to feel the tip pass through the fascia of the obturator internus muscle.
With my finger in the paravaginal space, I dissect any intervening tissue away from the fascia of the obturator internus muscle at this junction.