Adipose capsule of kidney
|Adipose capsule of kidney|
|Latin||capsula adiposa renis|
The adipose capsule of kidney (or perinephric fat or perirenal fat) is a structure between the renal fascia and renal capsule, and may be regarded as a part of the latter. A different structure, the pararenal fat, is the adipose tissue superficial to the renal fascia.
- University of Michigan - Lab Manual - Kidneys & Retroperitoneum
- Anatomy photo:40:03-0104 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Posterior Abdominal Wall: The Retroperitoneal Fat and Suprarenal Glands"
- figures/chapter_29/29-5.HTM - Basic Human Anatomy at Dartmouth Medical School
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