presacral space


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retrorectal space

area of loose connective tissue between the rectum anteriorly and the sacrum and upper coccyx posteriorly.
Synonym(s): presacral space

presacral space

a subdivision of the extraperitoneal space found between the urinary bladder and the sacrum.
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Tailgut cysts represent a rare clinical and radiologic finding that should be considered when a mass is found in the presacral space, particularly in middle-age females.
11] The retroperitoneal presacral space is the most commonly reported location of an extra-adrenal myelolipoma (EAML).
However, the view of the presacral space is generally significantly improved with the 30-degree down scope.
Mobilisation of the rectum was also done in most patients, whereby the peritoneum medial to the rectum was opened, followed by exploration of the presacral space and anterior mobilisation of the rectum.
Similar findings involved the contralateral iliopsoas muscle, extending into the extraperitoneal soft tissues of the left pelvis, paraspinous musculature, and presacral space.
Imaging studies of the pelvis, including computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, demonstrated a large, multiloculated cyst located in the presacral space.
If you connect the bladder neck correctly with a sling and bring the apex up into the presacral space, the anterior vaginal wall will rotate back, and it doesn't matter as much what the right and the left [sides] are doing," he said.