Spermatic cord contents (mnemonic)

Handy mnemonics to recall the contents of the spermatic cord are:

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  • 3 arteries, 3 nerves, 3 fascias, 3 other things

Mnemonics

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3 arteries, 3 nerves, 3 fascias, 3 other things
  • 3 arteries: testicular, deferential, cremasteric
  • 3 nerves: genital branch of the genitofemoral, cremasteric nerve*, sympathetic nerve fibers
  • 3 fascias: external spermatic fascia, cremasteric fascia, internal spermatic fascia
  • 3 other things: ductus deferens, pampiniform plexus, lymphatic vessels

*NB some texts do not include the cremasteric nerve 1

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic
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rID: 45602
System: Urogenital
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • 3 arteries, 3 nerves, 3 other things (mnemonic)
  • Papers Don't Contribute To A Good Specialist Level (mnemonic)

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