rectosacral fascia

rectosacral fascia

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fusion of the visceral fascia of the rectum and the presacral endopelvic fascia on the posterior aspect of the rectum.
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They are pubocervical fascia, rectovaginal fascia, Waldeyer fascia, rectosacral fascia, mesorectum, paracolpium, pubourethral ligament, cardinal ligament, uterosacral ligament, and umbilical ligament.
This is a potential space defined superiorly by the rectal peritoneal reflection, anteriorly by the rectum, posteriorly by the sacrum, and inferiorly by the rectosacral fascia. Although the retrorectal space does not technically include the more inferiorly located supralevator and deep postanal spaces, lesions occurring within these areas are still generally referred to as retrorectal or presacral neoplasms.