Hesselbach, Franz K.

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Franz K., German anatomist and surgeon, 1759-1816.
Hesselbach fascia - the part of the superficial fascia of the thigh that covers the saphenous opening. Synonym(s): cribriform fascia
Hesselbach hernia - hernia with diverticula through the cribriform fascia, presenting a lobular outline.
Hesselbach ligament - fibrous or muscular strands extending from the lower border of the transversus muscle to the lacunar ligament and pectineal fascia. Synonym(s): interfoveolar ligament
Hesselbach triangle - the triangular area in the lower abdominal wall bounded by the inguinal ligament, the border of the rectus abdominis, and the inferior epigastric vessels. Synonym(s): inguinal triangle
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