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General Anatomy > Alimentary system > Small intestine > Duodenum > Hidden part of duodenum



There is two different definitions of the hidden part of duodenum:

  • Part of duodenum covered by the root of the transverse mesocolon, the coalescence of the ascending mesocolon, and the root of the mesentery.
  • Or retroperitoneal part of the duodenum

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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