Items tagged “retroperitoneum”

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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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Renal angiomyolipoma

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Hani Salam
Published 18 Jan 2010
43% complete
CTUltrasound
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IVC sarcoma

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 13 Jul 2010
59% complete
CT
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Retroperitoneal hematoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
42% complete
MRI
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Retroperitoneal fibrosis

Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF), is a condition that has previously been described as chronic periaortitis. It is an uncommon fibrotic reaction in the retroperitoneum that typically presents with ureteric obstruction. The disease is part of a spectrum of entities that have a common pathogenic pr...
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Retroperitoneal liposarcoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 02 Sep 2011
68% complete
CT
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Retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mohammed Alshammari
Published 03 Jan 2012
41% complete
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Retroperitoneal fibrosis

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Luke Danaher
Published 13 Apr 2012
53% complete
CT
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Retroperitoneal fibrosis

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Lawrence Josey
Published 15 May 2012
50% complete
CT
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Pneumoretroperitoneum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maxime St-Amant
Published 29 Jul 2012
88% complete
X-ray
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Retroperitoneal abscess

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 17 Dec 2012
95% complete
CT
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Pneumoretroperitoneum after ERCP sphincterotomy

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Adriana Dubbeldam
Published 19 Mar 2013
95% complete
FluoroscopyCT
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Retroperitoneal organs (mnemonic)

A useful for mnemonic to remember which organs are retroperitoneal is: SAD PUCKER Mnemonic S: suprarenal (adrenal) gland A: aorta/IVC D: duodenum (second and third part) P: pancreas (except tail) U: ureters C: colon (ascending and descending) K: kidneys E: (o)esophagus R: rectum
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Properitoneal fat

The properitoneal fat, deep to the transversalis fascia, fills the posterior pararenal space. Laterally it thickens and forms the properitoneal fat pad, which is an anterior extension of posterior pararenal space. Terminology The properitoneal fat pad is known as a plane in surgical anatomy, a...
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Great vessel space

The great vessel space is the fourth retroperitoneal space along with the anterior and posterior pararenal spaces, and the perirenal space 1,2. Unlike other retroperitoneal spaces, it is not well-defined by fascial planes and thus disease processes affecting other retroperitoneal spaces can also...
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Spontaneous retroperitoneal hemorrhage

Spontaneous retroperitoneal hemorrhage (SRH) is a distinctive clinical pathology of retroperitoneal bleeding without a preceding history of trauma. Clinical presentation Clinical presentation may be vague and varied: no inciting history no evidence of cutaneous bruising back, lower abdomina...
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Isolated periaortitis

Isolated periaortitis is a non-aneurysmal form of chronic periaortitis. Clinical features pain fever fatigue weight loss anemia mesenteric arterial ischemia: abdominal pain, diarrhea, and gastrointestinal hemorrhage  renal artery stenosis: renovascular hypertension  vascular impairment ...
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Retroperitoneal hydatid cyst (type III)

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ali Abougazia
Published 31 Jan 2014
70% complete
X-rayCT
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Retroperitoneal fibrosis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Tim Luijkx
Published 26 Aug 2014
80% complete
CT
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Retroperitoneum (axial)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Mr Gray's Illustrations
Published 16 May 2015
16% complete
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