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04-29-2008, 01:02 PM
We assume that each space is a box in shape.
The masses can be developed from:
1- Ant. wall Ant. abdominal wall.
2- Post. wall Retroperitoneal tissues.
3- From above Kidney, liver, gall bladder, spleen (in Rt. side).
Kidney, spleen (in Lt. side).
4- From below Ovaries.
5- From the Center.

Rt. iliac fossa
1- Appendicular mass
2- CA. caecum.
3- Crohn's disease.
4- Hyperplastic iliocaecal T.B

Lt. iliac fossa
1- Diverticulitis.
2- CA. Lt. Colon
3- Bilharzial pericolic mass.
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