Paraduodenal fold

Type:Term

Definitions
1. a sickle-shaped fold of peritoneum, sometimes found arching between the left side of the duodenojejunal flexure and the medial border of the left kidney; its right free edge contains the ascending branch of the left colic artery and inferior mesenteric vein; forms anterior boundary of the paraduodenal recess.

Synonyms
plica paraduodenalis , Treitz arch

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