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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It is usually located in the presacral space and seen as a discrete and well-defined mass of variable attenuation on computed tomography (CT) depending on its contents.
A tract extended from the urethral defect to the presacral space where the JP drain was present (Figs.
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.
DISCUSSION: Causes of meningocele include teratoma and other tumors of the sacrococcyx and other tumors of the sacrococcyx and of the presacral space and Currarino syndrome4.
The left kidney is displaced anteriorly and inferiorly by an extensive left retroperitoneal hematoma with blood density that extends inferiorly to the left para-vesical space and the presacral space.
1x2cms, perifocal fat stranding and multiple matted small bowel loops fixed posteriorly in presacral space and infiltrated by rectal mass and multiple necrotic lymph nodes in the abdomen.
MRI and CT revealed a hyperintense expansile and osteolytic mass destroying the S2 vertebral body, pedicles, and posterior arch with extension into the presacral space (Figures 2 and 3).
A swab from the presacral space revealed moderate leukocytosis and growth of Candida albicans.
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.