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PERITONEUM-SIGMOID MESOCOLON

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PERITONEUM-SIGMOID MESOCOLON

1. Delta shaped peritoneal reflection at the lower end of the left infracolic compartment.
2. Its apex lies near the division of the left common iliac artery and over the left ureter - an important landmark.
3. Its left limb descends to the left psoas.
4. Its right limb descends to the midline, anterior to S3 vertebra.


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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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