Clinical Anatomy of the Abdomen

  • Morton A. Meyers
  • Chusilp Charnsangavej
  • Michael Oliphant


From an understanding of the embryologic development of the abdomen as detailed in the previous chapter, we can now see that it is composed of two basic anatomic constituents that render diagnostic imaging more precise and comprehensive.


Transverse Mesocolon Gastrocolic Ligament Paracolic Gutter Extraperitoneal Space Gastrohepatic Ligament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morton A. Meyers
    • 1
  • Chusilp Charnsangavej
    • 2
  • Michael Oliphant
    • 3
  1. 1.State University of New YorkStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyWake Forest University, School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA

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