Left paracolic gutter

The left paracolic gutter is a component of the left inframesocolic space partially separated from the left subphrenic spaces by the phrenicocolic ligament. It is smaller than the right paracolic gutter. Both paracolic spaces are in continuity with the pelvic peritoneal spaces.

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

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Section: Anatomy
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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: peritoneal cavity
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  • Figure 2: mesentery (axial)
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