Figure 6-4. Layers of the abdominal wall continue into the scrotal area as covering of the spermatic cord and testes. The transverse abdominis muscle does not continue into the scrotal area, but instead, joins with the tendon of the internal oblique muscle to form the conjoint tendon. Extravasated urine from a straddle injury leaks between layers 2 and 3. (Adapted with permission from Moore KL: Clinically Oriented Anatomy, 3rd ed, Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins, p 139.)
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