renal fascia

(redirected from perirenal fascia)

re·nal fas·ci·a

[TA]
the condensation of the fibroareolar tissue and fat surrounding the kidney to form a sheath for the organ.

renal fascia

a membranous condensation of extraperitoneal fascia that encloses the perirenal fat surrounding the kidney.

re·nal fas·ci·a

(rē'năl fash'ē-ă) [TA]
The condensation of the fibroareolar tissue and fat surrounding the kidney to form a sheath for the organ.
Synonym(s): Gerota capsule, Gerota fascia.

Gerota,

Dimitru, Romanian anatomist and surgeon, 1867-1939.
Gerota capsule - Synonym(s): Gerota fascia
Gerota fascia - the condensation of the fibroareolar tissue and fat surrounding the kidney to form a sheath for the organ. Synonym(s): Gerota capsule; renal fascia
Gerota method - injection of the lymphatics with a dye that is soluble in chloroform or ether but not in water.
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A CT scan showed splenomegaly, locally invasive pancreatic tail malignancy involving the adjacent splenic flexure and perirenal fascia of the kidney (Figure 7).