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Duodenum and pancreas in situ - anterior view

Perirenal fat capsule

Perirenal fat capsule


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Other Terms:
Fatty capsule of kidney, Perinephric fat, Capsula adiposa perirenalis, Capsule adipeuse

Perirenal fat capsule The perirenal fat capsule is a layer of adipose tissue that surrounds the fibrous capsule. This layer can be very thick and can obscure the outline of the kidney.
Capsula adiposa perirenalis
Capsule adipeuse

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