Descrição. The superior part of the duodenum, as stated above, is somewhat movable, but the rest is practically fixed, and is bound down to neighboring viscera. The ligament of Treitz, also known as the suspensory ligament of the duodenum, is a double fold of peritoneum suspending the duodenojejunal flexure from the. The suspensory muscle of duodenum or ligament of Treitz (named after Václav Treitz) appelées le muscle suspenseur du duodénum (ligament de Treitz).

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Suspensory muscle of duodenum

Language Portal of Canada Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes. Suspensory muscle of the duodenum or muscle of Treitz seen in a ventral view. During a Whipple’s procedurecommonly used to treat pancreatic cancer by removing the pancreasduodenum, and part of the jejunumthe ligament of Treitz is separated from the duodenum and preserved.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. CT of internal hernias. The ligament of Treitz the suspensory ligament of the duodenum: In addition to this, the ascending part of the duodenum and the duodenojejunal flexure are fixed by a structure to which the name of suspensory muscle of duodenum Suspensory ligament of duodenum; Musculus suspensorius duodeni has been given.


The ligament contains a slender band of skeletal muscle from the diaphragm and a fibromuscular band of smooth muscle from the horizontal and ascending parts of the duodenum. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes. How to cite this article.

Open surgery consisted in removing adhesions between the hernia and peritoneum, reducing jejunal loops and closing the paraduodenal fossa. Haz fibromuscular que se extiende desde la flexura duodenoyeyunal a los pilares del diafragma.

Joaquim Ferreira de Paula E-mail: The suspensory muscle of duodenum is a thin tretz connecting the junction between the duodenumjejunumand duodenojejunal flexure to connective tissue surrounding the superior mesenteric artery and coeliac artery. Anatomy of ligaemnto gastrointestinal tractexcluding the mouth. Laparoscopic surgery for left paraduodenal hernia.

Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. This division is used to mark the difference between the upper and lower gastrointestinal tractswhich is relevant in clinical medicine as it may determine the source of bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract.

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The postoperative period was uneventful, and the patient was discharged on the third postoperative day. After an unsuccessful laparoscopic attempt, a laparotomy was performed. It is also known as the ligament of Treitz. About Blog Go ad-free.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. When it contracts, the suspensory muscle of the duodenum wides the angle of the duodenojejunal flexure, allowing movement of the intestinal contents.

A CT scan suggested the diagnosis of left paraduodenal hernia. The ligament of Treitzalso known as the suspensory ligament of the duodenumis a double fold of peritoneum suspending the duodenojejunal flexure from the retroperitoneum.

In which subject field? The suspensory muscle marks the formal division between the first and second parts of the small intestinethe duodenum and the jejunum. A collection of writing tools that cover the many facets of English and French grammar, style and usage. It is the second part that actually suspends tgeitz duodenojejunal flexure. Services on Demand Journal. This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray’s Anatomy 20th U.

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