Retroperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr Ayla Al Kabbani
Diagram

Diagrammatic representation of the perinephric space. The posterior pararenal space (PPS) and anterior pararenal space (APS) have been exaggerated to provide representation of their relation to other retroperitoneal structures. Perinephric bridging septa are seen between the left kidney and the adjacent renal fascia

Lateral longitudinal representation of the perinephric space. The adrenal gland lies within the perinephric space, superior to the kidney. The anterior renal fascia and posterior renal fascia join inferiorly into the pelvis as the combined inter-fascial plane

Case Discussion

Author: University Hospital Geelong, Bellarine Street, 3220 Geelong, Australia.

Original file: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5265200/#

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Case information

rID: 66782
Published: 11th Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Damascus University - Faculty of Medicine

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