interfoveolar ligament

(redirected from Hesselbach ligament)

in·ter·fo·ve·o·lar lig·a·ment

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fibrous or muscular strands that lie medial to the deep inguinal ring, extending from the lower border of the transversus muscle to the lacunar ligament and pectineal fascia.

Hesselbach,

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