Deep perineal pouch

The deep perineal pouch is an anatomic space superior (deep) to the perineal membrane in the urogenital triangle of the perineum, anterior to the transverse line between the ischial tuberosities.

Gross anatomy

The deep perineal pouch is above (deep to) the perineal membrane in the urogenital triangle.

  • roof: fascia of the pelvic floor
  • floor: perineal membrane
  • proximal urethra
  • deep transverse perineal muscles
  • compressor urethrae muscle
  • urethrovaginalis muscle
  • sphincter urethrae
  • internal pudendal vessels
  • dorsal nerve of clitoris

Related pathology

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Article information

rID: 48901
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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