Items tagged “retroperitoneum”

23 results
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Retroperitoneal hydatid cyst

  Diagnosis almost certain
Frank Parrish
Published 01 Jul 2008
56% complete
CT
Article

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
Hani M. Al Salam
Published 18 Jan 2010
58% complete
Ultrasound CT
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IVC sarcoma

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 13 Jul 2010
92% complete
CT
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Retroperitoneal hematoma

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

  Diagnosis probable
Mohammed Alshammari
Published 03 Jan 2012
48% complete
CT
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Retroperitoneal fibrosis

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

  Diagnosis probable
Lawrence Josey
Published 15 May 2012
50% complete
CT
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Retroperitoneal abscess

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

  Diagnosis certain
Adriana Dubbeldam
Published 19 Mar 2013
95% complete
Fluoroscopy CT
Article

Retroperitoneal organs (mnemonic)

A useful mnemonic to remember which organs are retroperitoneal is: SAD PUCKER Mnemonic S: suprarenal (adrenal) gland A: aorta/IVC D: duodenum (second, third and fourth parts) 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, also known as the preperitoneal space, is a fat-containing space in the abdomen. Posteriorly it lies deep to the transversalis fascia and fills the posterior pararenal space. Laterally it thickens and forms the properitoneal fat pad, which is the anterior extension of pos...
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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. For a broader discussion, including other etiologies, please refer to the parental article on retroperitoneal hemorrhage.  Clinical presentation ...
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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
Ali Abougazia
Published 31 Jan 2014
66% complete
CT
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Retroperitoneal fibrosis

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

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