abdo ligaments.txt

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abdo ligaments.txt
2011-04-24 21:23:05

peritoneal ligaments
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  1. Gastrocolic ligaments
    Apron portion of the greater omentum attached to the transverse colon
  2. Gastrosplenic ligaments (gastrolienal ligament)
    The left portion of the greater omentum that connects the hilum of the spleen to the greater curvature and fundus of the stomach
  3. Splenorenal (lienorenal) ligament
    Connects the spleen and kidney
  4. Gastrophrenic ligament
    Superior portion of greater omentum attached to the diaphragm and posterior aspect of the fundus and esophagus
  5. Hepatorenal ligament
    Connects the liver with the kidney
  6. Hepatoesophageal ligament
    Connects the liver with the esophagus
  7. Hepatogastric ligament
    Connects the liver with the lesser curvature of the stomach
  8. Hepatoduodenal ligament
    Connects the superior region of the duodenum to the liver
  9. Falciform ligament
    Falciform ligament Extends from the liver to the anterior abdominal wall and diaphragm
  10. Round ligament (ligamentum teres)
    Remnant of the left umbilical vein, lying in the free edge of the falciform ligament
  11. Coronary ligaments (superior and inferior)
    Reflections of the peritoneum that surround the bare area of the liver
  12. Triangular (left and right)
    Where the layers of the coronary ligament meet to the left and right, respectively
  13. Phrenocolic ligament
    Attaches the left flexure of the colon and the diaphragm