bursa omentalis

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Noun1.bursa omentalis - an isolated part of the peritoneal cavity that is dorsal to the stomach
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
greater peritoneal sac, peritoneal cavity - the interior of the peritoneum; a potential space between layers of the peritoneum
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The drains that were previously placed in the bursa omentalis were removed.
Compared to the CT scan 7 days ago, there was an increase in septate fluid accumulation in the bursa omentalis and peripancreatically in the demarcation of the Gerota fascia.
During surgery, the abdomen was opened in a transperitoneal way via a left subcostal incision; entering through the bursa omentalis, the pancreas was deviated cranially and a 4.5 cm mass that was immobile, stiff, and adherent to the surrounding tissue was completely excised, including part of the adrenal gland.

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