paraduodenal recess

(redirected from paraduodenal fossa)

par·a·du·o·de·nal re·cess

[TA]
an occasional recess in the peritoneum to the left of the terminal portion of the duodenum located posterior to a fold containing the inferior mesenteric vein.
References in periodicals archive ?
Approximately 75% occur on the left and involve the paraduodenal fossa (Landzert's fossa).
Pretorius, "Case of a strangulated right paraduodenal fossa hernia in a malrotated gut," BMJ Case Reports, 2017.
Paraduodenal hernias into the left paraduodenal fossa of Landzert are three times more common than those into the right paraduodenal fossa of Waldayer [2].