Abdominal wall

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Basics

Front view of the thoracic and abdominal viscera

Quadrants

  • The abdominal cavity is divided into four quadrants:
    1. Upper right
    2. Upper left
    3. Lower right
    4. Lower left

Regions

  • The abdominal cavity is divided into nine regions:

Planes

Peritoneum

Vertical disposition of the peritoneum

Mesentery

Omentum

Anterior

75% of inguinal hernias are indirect inguinal canal: image401


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