medial umbilical ligament


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cord of umbilical artery

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the obliterated umbilical artery that persists as a fibrous cord passing upward alongside the bladder to the umbilicus.

medial umbilical ligament

a remnant of the embryological urachus that continues from the apex of the bladder superiorly up the anterior abdominal wall to the umbilicus.
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Access to the vesical pedicles and bladder was achieved through 2 windows on both sides; the first between the medial umbilical ligament, round ligament and the pelvic side wall, and the second through the broad ligament inferior to the round ligament.
Supravesical hernia is a rare phenomenon where the intraabdominal content either intestine or omentum protrudes through the supravesical fossa, a triangular area bounded laterally and above by median and medial umbilical ligaments and below by the peritoneal reflection that passes from the anterior abdominal wall to the dome of the bladder.