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External Urethral Sphincter Muscle

Summary Information: External Urethral Sphincter Muscle

External Urethral Sphincter Muscle: The external urethral sphincter muscle is located in the pelvis and helps to control the flow or urine through the urethra to the outside of the body. In a healthy individual, the external urethral muscle is under voluntary control through the somatic nervous system. The external urethral sphincter muscle controls the flow of urine by contracting around the hollow urethra and closing it.

Conditions that afflict the external urethral sphincter include pregnancy, urinary tract infection, neurological conditions, and urethritis.

Closely Related Organs: External Urethral Sphincter Muscle

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: External Urethral Sphincter Muscle

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Other Names: External Urethral Sphincter Muscle

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: External Urethral Sphincter Muscle

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