Peritoneal spaces

Peritoneal spaces are separate compartments within the peritoneal cavity.

Gross anatomy

These spaces are separated or compartmentalized by various peritoneal ligaments and their attachments. 

The peritoneal cavity can be divided into the following spaces:

Related pathology

The peritoneal spaces are important in the peritoneal diseases, ascites, intraperitoneal collections or peritoneal metastasis.

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

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Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs, cases, pm, pm
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