The obturator fascia, or fascia of the internal obturator muscle, covers the pelvic surface of that muscle and is attached around the margin of its origin.
Coronal section of pelvis, showing arrangement of fasciæ. Viewed from behind.
Left Levator ani from within. (Obturator fascia visible at upper right.)
Behind, it is prolonged into the gluteal region.
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