Retrocrural space

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The retrocrural space is located posterior to the right and left crura of the diaphragm and is a direct continuation of the mediastinum. It allows the passage of a number of structures from the chest to the retroperitoneum, including:

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rID: 48695
Section: Anatomy
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