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.)
Latin spatium retropubicum
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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