Exploration of peritoneal cavity

Sigmoid colon; intersigmoid recess

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Exploration of peritoneal cavity
Sigmoid colon; intersigmoid recess
The sigmoid colon (2) has been elevated to bring the intersigmoid recess (3) into view.
1 . Appendices epiploicae
2 . Sigmoid colon
3 . Intersigmoid recess
4 . Ureter (covered by peritoneum)
5 . Pelvic cavity
6 . Descending colon
7 . Omental taenia coli
8 . Taenia coli (free)