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Laboratory 43. The Female Pelvis
Step 2. Distribution of the Peritoneum in the Female Pelvis

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The rectouterine folds cover the uterosacral ligaments, which pass posteriorly from the cervix of the uterus to the sacrum. The rectouterine folds lie lateral to the rectum. Lateral reflections of the peritoneum from the rectum onto the posterior wall of the pelvis are called the pararectal fossa [superior view]. Identify the pararectal fossa on each side of the rectum.

Links and References:
Grant's: 3.45
Netter (1ed.): 343 (2ed.): 339
Rohen/Yokochi: 332, 333