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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 34: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The posterior abdominal wall after removal of the intestines and colon leaving behind some peritoneum.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed

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The posterior abdominal wall

a) Tenth thoracic vertebra.
b) Twelfth rib.
c) Os ilium.
d) Diaphragm.
e) Suprarenal gland.
f) Right kidney.
g) Left kidney.
h) Sigmoid colon (s. S romanum).
i) Ascending colon and cecum.
k) Rectum.
l) Renal fascia (cut).

  1. Descending abdominal aorta.
  2. Inferior vena cava.
  3. Renal artery and vein.
  4. Common iliac artery.
  5. Common iliac vein.
  6. Internal iliac artery (s. hypogastric artery).
  7. Internal iliac vein.
  8. External iliac vein (s. cruralis).

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