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PERITONEUM-INFRACOLIC COMPARTMENT

Anatomy-Abdomen

PERITONEUM-INFRACOLIC COMPARTMENT

1. Retroperitoneum divided into the SUPRACOLIC + INFRACOLIC compartments by the transverse mesocolon.
2. The infracolic compartment is subdivided in two by the root of the mesentery.

INFRACOLIC COMPARTMENT
3. Right infracolic compartment
4. Left infracolic compartment - larger than the right.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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