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Structures cut during medio-Lateral episiotomy are all of the following except (DNB Dec 2011)



A Levator ani

B Deep tranverse peronei

C Superficial transverse peronei

D Anterior vaginal wall

Ans. D

Anterior vaginal wall

In medio-lateral episiotomy the incision is made downwards and out wards from the midpoint of the fourchette, either to the right or left, pointing diagonally in a straight line, which is placed about 2.5 cm away from the anus. Structures cut in medio-lateral episiotomy are:

a. Posterior vaginal wall

b. Superficial and deep transverse perineal muscles, bulbospongiosus and part of levator ani

c. Fascia covering those muscles;

d. Transverse perineal branches of pudendal vessels and nerves; and

e. Subcutaneous tissue and skin

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