abdominal wall

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Noun1.abdominal wall - a wall of the abdomenabdominal wall - a wall of the abdomen    
abdomen, belly, stomach, venter - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
paries, wall - (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure; "stomach walls"
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The development of the mesentery starts when the foregut, midgut and hindgut are in broad contact with mesenchyme of the posterior abdominal wall in the fetus.
In the embryonic life, testis develops in the posterior abdominal wall in lumber region and descent slowly so that it reaches up to the scrotum at birth.
The reasons for this herniation remain unclear, although several predisposing factors have been postulated by Moynihan: (a) a long or excessively mobile mesentery, (b) excessively large Foramen of Winslow, (c) absence of fusion of ascending colon to posterior abdominal wall [4].
Pus arising from the lumbar vertebrae might track into the sheath of the psoas major muscle, on the posterior abdominal wall, and might push its way into the groin.
For vascular injury to occur (with any means of trocar insertion), the trocar not only would have to enter the peritoneal cavity but would need to pass through it entirely and impale vessels against the posterior abdominal wall.
The peritoneum tends to release a fan-shaped formation, which holds the jejunum and ileum to the posterior abdominal wall, and is composed of two layers, having a sufficient extension to allow considerable mobility to this portion of small intestine; this formation is the mesentery, which will receive the prefixes of the organ where it is attending as the case of the mesojejunum, demonstrated in Figure 5.
The posterolateral branches supply the body wall, which includes the inferior aspect of the diaphragm, posterior abdominal wall and the related structures and fascia and these include the inferior phrenic arteries and the lumbar arteries.
This trial aimed to assess the value of MRI in the differential diagnosis of chronic groin pain in athletes, a condition caused by various pathologies, the most common being posterior abdominal wall deficiency, osteitis pubis and muscular imbalance.