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A 19-year-old woman comes to the office because of ...

Descending colon

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submitted by est88(11),

Retroperitoneal structures: SAD PUCKER.

Only the descending colon is part of this.

meningitis  SAD PUCKER: Suprarenal (adrenal) glands [not shown] Aorta and IVC Duodenum (2nd through 4th parts) Pancreas (except tail) Ureters Colon (descending and ascending) Kidneys Esophagus (thoracic portion) Rectum (partially) +3  
cienfuegos  I find "SAID PUCKER" to be helpful because it includes IVC +  

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submitted by hungrybox(176),

parts of the colon that are retroperitoneal

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submitted by hungrybox(176),

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