The peritoneum, mesenteries and omenta: normal anatomy and pathological processes

@article{Healy1998ThePM,
  title={The peritoneum, mesenteries and omenta: normal anatomy and pathological processes},
  author={Jeremiah C. Healy and Rodney H. Reznek},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={8},
  pages={886-900}
}
The peritoneum is the largest and most complexly arranged serous membrane in the body. The potential peritoneal spaces, the peritoneal reflections forming peritoneal ligaments, mesenteries, omenta and the natural flow of peritoneal fluid determine the route of spread of intraperitoneal fluid and, consequently, disease processes within the abdominal cavity. The peritoneal ligaments, mesenteries and omenta also serve as boundaries for disease processes and conduits for disease spread. The… CONTINUE READING
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