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The perineum is the muscle and tissue near the anus. In a woman, the perineum is between the anus and the vulva, while in a man, it is between the anus and the scrotum.
Current as of: September 5, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Thomas M. Bailey, MD, CCFP - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
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