Iliopsoas compartment

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The iliopsoas compartment is an extraretroperitoneal space that runs along the posterior aspect of the abdomen and pelvis and extends into the thigh.

Gross anatomy


The iliopsoas compartment is bound by the iliopsoas fascia, which is continuous with:


Related pathology

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Article information

rID: 26908
Section: Anatomy
Tag: abdomen
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and figures

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