From the case: Rectum (illustrations)

Modality: Diagram

- “ Simplified diagrams of the rectum illustrating the anatomy of the mesorectal fascia, anal sphincters and peritoneal reflections. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Anal sphincter - “ The anal sphincter is divided into an internal and external anal sphincter. It surrounds the anal canal.  Gross anatomy Internal anal sphincter ...”
  • Mesorectal fascia - “ The mesorectal fascia is a layer of connective tissue enclosing the perirectal fat that surrounds the rectum. It is an important anatomical struct...”
  • Rectum - “ The rectum is the last part of the large intestine. It is located within the pelvis and is the continuation of the sigmoid colon after the rectosi...”

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