Skandalakis' Surgical Anatomy
Collections, Anatomic Sites
of Abscesses and Fluid Collections, Above the Liver
(Suprahepatic, Subphrenic), Collections
in the Right Anterior Suprahepatic Space , Collections
in the Right Posterior Suprahepatic Space , Collections
in the Left Anterior Suprahepatic Space , Collections
in the Left Posterior Suprahepatic Space , Below the Liver
in the Right Anteroinferior Subhepatic Space , Collections
in the Right Posterosuperior Subhepatic Space , Collections
in the Left Anterior Subhepatic Space , Abscesses or
Collections in the Lesser Sac (Left Posterior
Infrahepatic Space) .
Topics Discussed: acute abdomen; hepatobiliary; hernias; omentum; pancreas and spleen; perihepatic fluid collection; peritoneum; small and large intestine; stomach and duodenum; strangulated hernia.
"Abscesses and fluid collections may occupy any of the potential
spaces. They are usually localized, i.e., walled off by pseudomembranes.
Some of the usual areas of abscesses and collections, discussed
earlier in surgical anatomy, are summarized below.Fig. 10-22. The boundaries are:Fig. 10-26. The boundaries are:..."
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