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Abdominal trauma

Organs covered by abdominal lining Peritoneal Space
Organs posterior to the peritoneal lining Retroperitoneal
Organs contained within the pelvis Pelvic Space
Solid organs Liver Spleen Pancreas Kidneys Ovaries
Hollow Organs Intestines. Stomach. Gallbladder. Bladder. Appendix.
Serous membrane that surrounds the interior of most of the abd cavity. Covers most of small bowel and some of the abd organs. Peritoneum
Double fold of peritoneum. Supports and suspends small bowel from posterior abdominal wall. Mesentery
Additional fold, insulates and protects the anterior surface of the abdomen. Omentum.
Retroperitoneal Structures Kidneys. Duodenum. Pancreas. Urinary bladder. Posterior portions of ascending and descending colon. Rectum. Major vascular structures.
Hematochezia Blood in stool
Hematemesis Vomiting blood
Hematuria Blood in urine
Spleen Pain referred to left shoulder
Pancreas Pain radiates to back
Kidneys Pain radiate from flank to groin and hematuria.
Liver Pain referred to right shoulder
Created by: Mistymedic