Items tagged “abdomen”

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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 anterior reflection of the perirenal fascia. Gross anatomy It contains the duodenum (D2 and D4), pancreas and retroperitoneal segments of the ascending ...
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Ascending lumbar communicant vein

The ascending lumbar communicant vein is a communication between the left ascending lumbar vein and the left renal vein. Because of its retroperitoneal location, when dilated, it may be mistaken for a lymph node on non-contrast studies with thick collimation. The image shows the left renal vein...
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Abdominal wall hematoma

 Diagnosis certain
Jeremy Jones
Published 09 Jan 2010
71% complete
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Foreign body - sewing needle

 Diagnosis almost certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 23 Feb 2010
40% complete
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Post-operative intra-abdominal collections

 Diagnosis certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 08 Aug 2010
92% complete
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Sarcoidosis (abdominal manifestations)

Sarcoidosis is a systemic inflammatory disease of unknown origin characterized by the formation of non-caseating granulomas. Virtually any organ system may be involved. Although less common than pulmonary and mediastinal disease, abdominal sarcoidosis can mimic more common infectious or neoplast...
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Leriche syndrome

 Diagnosis certain
Amro Omar
Published 07 Jan 2011
89% complete
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Acute appendicitis - pediatric

 Diagnosis certain
Brendan Cullinane
Published 15 Jan 2011
91% complete
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Tuberculous peritonitis

Tuberculous peritonitis is a form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis affecting the peritoneum. It is frequently seen in association with other forms of gastrointestinal tuberculosis 6. Epidemiology Tuberculosis is usually confined to the respiratory system but may involve any organ system 1. Extra...
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Intraperitoneal hematoma in cirrhotic patient

 Diagnosis almost certain
Mohammadtaghi Niknejad
Published 22 Nov 2012
77% complete
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Intra-abdominal lymphoma: subtype unknown

 Diagnosis probable
Mohammadtaghi Niknejad
Published 10 Dec 2012
65% complete
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Abdominal aortic aneurysm

 Diagnosis almost certain
Mohammadtaghi Niknejad
Published 14 Dec 2012
74% complete
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Accessory gallbladder

Accessory gallbladders are a rare anatomical variant occurring in 0.03% of cases (approximately 1 in 3000 people). They can arise from either the left or right hepatic ducts or both. Accessory gallbladders arise from a bifid diverticulum of the hepatic duct in the 5th or 6th week of development ...
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Ascending colon

The ascending colon is the second part of the large bowel. Gross anatomy The ascending colon is the continuation of the cecum superior to the ileocecal valve. It is secondarily retroperitoneal, although it has its own mesentery in approximately 25% of patients and is 15 cm in length 1,2. The ...
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Richter hernia

 Diagnosis almost certain
James Sheldon
Published 28 Apr 2013
59% complete
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Peritoneal and pleural tuberculosis

 Diagnosis certain
Paul Leong
Published 30 Dec 2013
95% complete
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Iliopsoas compartment

The iliopsoas compartment is an extra-retroperitoneal space that runs along the posterior aspect of the abdomen and pelvis and extends into the thigh. It should be noted that the posterior abdominal wall does not have a consensus definition and that psoas muscles are sometimes included as the p...
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Inguinal ligament

The inguinal ligament (also known as Poupart's ligament or the fallopian ligament) is a fibrous band extending from the anterior superior iliac spine to the pubic tubercle. It is an important anatomical landmark and denotes the transition of the pelvis to the lower limb. Gross anatomy The ingu...
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Posterior right subhepatic space

The posterior right subhepatic space (also known as the hepatorenal fossa or Morison pouch) separates the liver from the right kidney. It is a potential space that is not filled with any fluid in normal conditions. Gross anatomy The posterior right subhepatic space is a subcompartment of the s...
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Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

 Diagnosis certain
Mohammed Al Khader.O.Thabet
Published 30 Jan 2014
83% complete
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