Chapter 35

  1. Peritoneal Space
    The potential space between the visceral and parietal peritonea
  2. Retroperitoneal Space
    The space located behind the peritoneal cavity
  3. Peritonitis
    Irritation and inflammation of the abdominal lining
  4. Kehr Sign
    Shoulder pain referred from the diaphragm when it is irritated by blood within the abdominal cavity
  5. Abdominal Evisceration
    Occurs when an open wound through the abdominal wall allows abdominal contents, usually the small intestine, to protrude and be exposed
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Chapter 35
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Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma
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