Retropubic space

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Retropubic space
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Male pelvic organs seen from right side. (Retropubic space visible but not labeled.)
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Vertical section of bladder, penis, and urethra. (Retropubic space visible but not labeled.)
Details
Latin spatium retropubicum
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
s_16/12746644
TA A10.1.01.003
FMA FMA:22060
Anatomical terminology

Retropubic space is the extraperitoneal space between the pubic symphysis and urinary bladder.

It is also known as "Cave of Retzius" or "Retzius' space", after Anders Retzius.


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