Iliopsoas compartment

The iliopsoas compartment is an extra-retroperitoneal space that runs along the posterior aspect of the abdomen and pelvis and extends into the thigh.

Gross anatomy


The iliopsoas compartment is bound by the iliopsoas fascia, which is continuous with:


Related pathology

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic
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Article information

rID: 26908
Section: Anatomy
Tag: abdomen
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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