retroperitoneal


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retroperitoneal

 [ret″ro-per´ĭ-to-ne´al]
behind the peritoneum.

ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al

(ret'rō-per'i-tō-nē'ăl),
External or posterior to the peritoneum.

retroperitoneal

/ret·ro·peri·to·ne·al/ (-per″ĭ-to-ne´al) posterior to the peritoneum.

retroperitoneal

(rĕt′rō-pĕr′ĭ-tn-ē′əl)
adj.
Situated behind the peritoneum.

retroperitoneal

[-per′itənē′əl]
Etymology: L, retro + Gk, peri, around, teinein, to stretch
pertaining to organs closely attached to the posterior abdominal wall and partly covered by peritoneum, rather than suspended by that membrane.

retroperitoneal

adjective Behind the peritoneum.

ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al

(ret'rō-per'i-tŏ-nē'ăl)
External or posterior to the peritoneum.

retroperitoneal

Behind the peritoneal membrane of the abdomen.

retroperitoneal

behind the peritoneum.

retroperitoneal abscess
characterized by fever and toxemia, chronic or intermittent colic in horses, weight loss and a positive paracentesis sample. See also pelvic abscess and mesenteric abscess.
retroperitoneal perirenal cyst
see feline perirenal cysts.
retroperitoneal space
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A contrasted CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis demonstrated bulky, conglomerated retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy measuring 18 * 15 * 26 cm.
The signs and symptoms of retroperitoneal disorders are frequently vague and poorly localized.
A CT scan of his abdomen showed a large (18 x 12 x 9 cm) retroperitoneal hematoma displacing the left kidney and extending to the pelvis (Figure 1).
On this exam, the abdominal aorta was 10 cm in diameter with discontinuity of circumferential wall calcification, with a large left sided retroperitoneal hematoma into the psoas muscle, without a post contrast enhancement of hematoma and without a contrast extravasation in the abdominal cavity (Figure 1).
Usually the retroperitoneal space is protected and there are few adhesions.
Retroperitoneal haematoma resulting from lumbar puncture was described for the first time in 1950.
Retroperitoneal fat accumulates more than subcutaneous adipose tissue.
Here, we present a rare case of retroperitoneal hematoma formation secondary to a lumbar vein bleed in the setting of deep venous thrombosis and provide a diagnostic and management algorithm.
Mujer de 36 anos de edad sin antecedentes medicos de importancia, quien consulta por cuadro clinico de ocho meses de evolucion consistente en dolor abdominal, asociado a diarrea y emesis, manejo inicial como colon irritable; ante la persistencia de los sintomas solicita ecografia abdominal que muestra hallazgos sugestivos de masa retroperitoneal por lo cual remiten para valoracion por cirugia y servicio de reumatologia.
Retroperitoneal ganglioneuromas are usually present with local mass a benign tumoral course.