Presacral space (illustration)

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Anatomic view of pre-sacral boundaries (Gray`s Anatomy - public domain).



CT Pelvis (selected image)

Sagittal view of pre-sacral space on CT studies. 

Case Discussion

The upper limits of normal width of presacral space is 15 mm in patients not older than 45 years. Usually utilized on lower GI barium enema studies and simple plain film x-rays. 

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Case information

rID: 13175
Published: 8th Mar 2011
Last edited: 5th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded