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Transverse Perineal Ligament (Right)
Connective Tissue

Transverse Perineal Ligament (Right)

Ligamentum transversum perinei

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Structure

The transverse perineal ligament is formed from a thickening of the perineal membrane, where it attaches to the arcuate ligament of the pubis.

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Anatomical Relations

The transverse perineal ligament is a fibrous band in males that spans the subpubic angle just behind the deep dorsal vein of the penis.

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