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Extraperitoneal space

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Dorlands /Elsevier  s_16/12746509
FMA  14730
TA  A10.1.01.001
Latin  Spatium extraperitoneale

The extraperitoneal space is the portion of the abdomen and pelvis which does not lie within peritoneum.

It includes:

  • Retroperitoneal space, situated posteriorly to the peritoneum
  • Preperitoneal space, situated anteriorly to the peritoneum
  • Retropubic space, deep to the pubic bone
  • Retro-inguinal space, deep to the inguinal ligament
  • The space in the pelvis is divided into the following components:

  • prevesical space
  • perivesical space
  • perirectal space
  • References

    Extraperitoneal space Wikipedia


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