Renal, Adrenal, Retroperitoneal, and Scrotal Ultrasonography

  • W. Frederick Sample
  • Dennis A. Sarti


Since the retroperitoneum contains numerous structures, any discussion requires that its various components be arbitrarily segmented. In this chapter, the anatomy and pathology of the retroperitoneum in general will be discussed, and primary and secondary neoplasms, fluid collections, and chronic inflammatory states will also be included. In addition, the anatomy and pathology of the kidney and adrenal glands will be covered. Finally, the scrotum will be included in this chapter, since the remaining urological applications of ultrasound have been discussed in other chapters.


Renal Artery Adrenal Gland Inferior Vena Renal Vein Left Kidney 
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