Patient A Ultrasound

a, b Abdomen tffl? foot

Kidney Stones Radiology

Fig. 14.1a View of the Morrison's pouch. The fine peritoneal recess between liver and right kidney (arrows) is Morrison's pouch. This is where free fluid collects early and where it cannot be mistaken for fluid in any hollow organ. b The US probe is located in the superior lateral abdominal wall (sagittal section).

Fig. 14.1a View of the Morrison's pouch. The fine peritoneal recess between liver and right kidney (arrows) is Morrison's pouch. This is where free fluid collects early and where it cannot be mistaken for fluid in any hollow organ. b The US probe is located in the superior lateral abdominal wall (sagittal section).

Morrison Pouch Anatomy
c View of the heart. Do you see the interventricular septum and both cardiac ventricles? Fluid in the pericardium would manifest itself as a dark stripe between the liver and the heart. d The ultrasound probe is positioned just inferior to the xiphoid process and is tilted cranially.

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