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MusculoSkeletal Abdominal Wall Layers!

A 16-year-old girl is shot by her 8-year-old brother using a pellet gun. She presents with an open wound in her anterior abdominal wall. Imaging studies show that the pellet is lodged in her transversus abdominis muscle. Which of the following structures was not penetrated by the pellet?

A. Transversalis fascia
B. Scarpa’s fascia
C. External oblique muscle
D. Internal oblique muscle
E. Transversus abdominis muscle

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A. Transversalis fascia
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Answer should be A.

Skin > Scarpa > Ext Oblique > Int Oblique > Transverrsus Abdominis > Tranversalis fascia... Lesion is before it.
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Its transversalis fascia. . .
Waiting for this question on qbank . . . Good to see thin here first. . ..
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Transversalis fascia
Answer should be A.

Skin > Scarpa > Ext Oblique > Int Oblique > Transverrsus Abdominis > Tranversalis fascia..
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And is A .........
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