chapter  3
Embryologic development of the mesentery, peritoneal reflection, and Toldt's fascia
WithJ. CALVIN COFFEY, RISHABH SEHGAL, JOEP KNOL
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The current interpretation of mesenteric anatomy means that the embryologic development of mesentery and associated structures must be reappraised. The aim of this chapter is to conduct such an appraisal and attempt to reconcile current anatomic thinking with a plausible series of embryologic events.