crus of diaphragm


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crus of diaphragm

n.
Any of the muscular origins of the diaphragm from the bodies of the upper lumbar vertebrae that pass the aorta upward to the central tendon.
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The lesion is seen to abut stomach, and the bowel loops anteriorly, left hemidiaphragm superiorly; left crus of diaphragm medially; however the fat plane between the lesion and these structures is maintained.
This common trunk pierced the right crus of diaphragm to reach the right suprarenal plexus after giving few branches to the celiac plexus.
The branch originating at the level of T3 ganglion appeared to be beaded and descended parallel, anteromedial to the MSC and continued into the abdomen, through the right crus of diaphragm, where it terminated in the fight suprarenal plexus, after giving few branches to the celiac plexus (Fig.