Pelvic peritoneal cavity of female

Pelvic peritoneal relations with bladder deflated, close-up anterior view

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Pelvic peritoneal cavity of female
Pelvic peritoneal relations with bladder deflated, close-up anterior view
The bladder has been deflated to reveal the depth of the vesicouterine pouch and to demonstrate the transverse peritoneal fold of the bladder. The view is directed horizontally from in front.
1 . Fimbriae of uterine tube
2 . Pararectal fossa
3 . Rectouterine fold
4 . Transverse fold of bladder
5 . Fundus of uterus (note oval depression from which a small fibroma was removed)
6 . Uterovesical pouch
7 . Urinary bladder (empty)
8 . Promontory
9 . Sigmoid colon
10 . Sacral flexure of rectum
11 . Left pointer: Rectum Right pointer: Rectouterine space
12 . Upper pointer: Ampulla of uterine tube Lower pointer: Ovary
13 . Mesosalpinx
14 . Uterine tube
15 . Ligamentum teres (of uterus)
16 . Broad ligament of uterus