Items tagged “peritoneum”
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Peritoneal and bone metastases from breast cancer
Published 22 Jan 2010
Hepatocellular carcinoma with peritoneal metastasis
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 21 Feb 2010
Ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma
Published 04 Sep 2010
Published 30 Sep 2010
Pseudomyxoma peritonei refers to syndrome of progressive intraperitoneal accumulation of mucinous ascites related to a mucin-producing neoplasm. It is most commonly caused by a mucinous tumor of the appendix 10. Much less commonly, mucinous tumors of colon, rectum, stomach, pancreas , and urach...
Ascites (hydroperitoneum is a rare synonym) is defined as an abnormal amount of intraperitoneal fluid. Clinical presentation Patients with a large volume of ascites can present with abdominal distension (which may be painful), nausea, vomiting, dyspnea and peripheral edema 7,9. Pathology Asc...
Published 28 Dec 2010
Peritoneal mesothelioma is an uncommon primary tumor of the peritoneal lining. It shares epidemiological and pathological features with - but is less common than - its pleural counterpart, which is described in detail in the general article on mesothelioma. Other subtypes (also discussed separat...
Peritoneal metastases are a relatively common location for metastases, particularly from tumors of the abdomen and pelvis, that generally imply a poor prognosis, often with a significant impact on palliation 1. Terminology If peritoneal metastases are of an epithelial origin (as most are) and ...
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...
Median umbilical fold
The median umbilical fold is a raised ridge of parietal peritoneum in the deep aspect of the anterior abdominal wall overlying the median umbilical ligament representing the anatomical remnant of the foetal urachus. It is one of the 5 umbilical folds and should not be confused with the bilateral...
Medial umbilical folds
The medial umbilical folds are bilateral raised ridges of parietal peritoneum in the deep aspect of the anterior abdominal wall formed by the underlying medial umbilical ligaments running from the pelvis to the umbilicus. The medial umbilical ligaments are anatomical remnants of the obliterated ...
The lateroconal fascia is the peritoneal thickening which extends anterolaterally from the adjoining merging lateral borders of the anterior and posterior perirenal fasciae. Gross anatomy It increases progressively in length as it ranges distally. It traverses laterally in a transverse plane a...
Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis
Published 17 Feb 2019