Items tagged “abdomen”

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Anterior pararenal space

The anterior pararenal space is the portion of the retroperitoneum that lies between the posterior surface of the parietal peritoneum and the anterior reflection of the perirenal fascia. Gross anatomy It contains the duodenum, pancreas and retroperitoneal segments of the ascending and descendi...
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Ascending lumbar communicant vein

The ascending lumbar communicant vein is a communication between the left ascending lumbar vein and the left renal vein. Because of its retroperitoneal location, when dilated, it may be mistaken for a lymph node on non-contrast studies with thick collimation. The image shows the left renal vein...
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Abdominal wall hematoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 09 Jan 2010
71% complete
CT
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Foreign body: sewing needle

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 23 Feb 2010
40% complete
CTX-ray
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Intra-abdominal collections

No oral contrast
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 08 Aug 2010
83% complete
PhotoCT
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Sarcoidosis (abdominal manifestations)

Sarcoidosis is a systemic inflammatory disease of unknown origin characterized by the formation of non-caseating granulomas. Virtually any organ system may be involved. Although less common than pulmonary and mediastinal disease, abdominal sarcoidosis can mimic more common infectious or neoplast...
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Leriche syndrome

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Amro Omar
Published 07 Jan 2011
89% complete
CT
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Acute appendicitis - pediatric

 Diagnosis certain
Brendan Cullinane
Published 15 Jan 2011
91% complete
Ultrasound
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Contained aortoiliac aneurysm rupture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 08 May 2011
92% complete
CT
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Intraperitoneal hematoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 22 Nov 2012
77% complete
CT
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Intra-abdominal lymphoma: subtype unknown

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 10 Dec 2012
65% complete
CT
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Abdominal aortic aneurysm

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 14 Dec 2012
74% complete
CT
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Accessory gallbladder

Accessory gallbladders are a rare anatomical variant occurring in 0.03% of cases (approximately 1 in 3000 people). They can arise from either the left or right hepatic ducts or both. Accessory gallbladders arise from a bifid diverticulum of the hepatic duct in the 5th or 6th week of development ...
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Ascending colon

The ascending colon is the second part of the large bowel. Gross anatomy The ascending colon is the continuation of the cecum superior to the ileocecal valve. It is secondarily retroperitoneal, although it has its own mesentery in approximately 25% of patients and is 15 cm in length 1,2. The ...
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Richter hernia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr James Sheldon
Published 28 Apr 2013
59% complete
CT
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Peritoneal and pleural tuberculosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Paul Leong
Published 30 Dec 2013
95% complete
CT
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Iliopsoas compartment

The iliopsoas compartment is an extra-retroperitoneal space that runs along the posterior aspect of the abdomen and pelvis and extends into the thigh. Gross anatomy Boundaries The iliopsoas compartment is bound by the iliopsoas fascia, which is continuous with: anteriorly: transversalis fasc...
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Inguinal ligament

The inguinal ligament (or Poupart's ligament, or the Fallopian ligament) is a fibrous band extending from the anterior superior iliac spine to the pubic tubercule. It is an important anatomical landmark and denotes the transition of the pelvis to the lower limb.  Gross anatomy The inguinal lig...

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