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Superior Pubic Ligament
Connective Tissue

Superior Pubic Ligament

Ligamentum pubicum superius

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Structure

The superior pubic ligament is a narrow ligament that extends from the pubic bones and the interpubic disc superiorly.

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Function

Along with the interpubic disc and the inferior pubic ligament, the superior pubic ligament is one of the primary factors in maintaining the stability of the pubic symphysis.

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