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  • Retroperitoneum - “ The retroperitoneum is the part of the abdominal cavity that lies between the posterior parietal peritoneum (anteriorly) and transversalis fascia ...”
  • Perirenal fascia - “ The perirenal fascia is a dense, elastic connective tissue sheath that envelops each kidney and adrenal gland together with a layer of surrounding...”
  • Anterior pararenal space - “ The anterior pararenal space is the portion of the retroperitoneum that lies between the posterior surface of the parietal peritoneum and the ante...”
  • Perirenal space - “ The perirenal space is the largest of the three divisions of the retroperitoneum and is the most easily identified. It contains the kidneys, renal...”
  • Posterior pararenal space - “ The posterior pararenal space is the smallest and most clinically insignificant portion of the retroperitoneum. Gross anatomy It is filled with ...”
  • Lateroconal fascia - “ The lateroconal fascia is the peritoneal thickening which extends anterolaterally from the adjoining merging lateral borders of the anterior and p...”

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