Adipose capsule of kidney

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Adipose capsule of kidney
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1: Parenchyma
2: Cortex
3: Medulla
4: Perirenal fat
5: Capsule
6: Ureter
7: Pelvis of kidney
8: Renal artery and Renal vein
9: Hilus
10: Calyx
Latin capsula adiposa renis
Dorlands/Elsevier c_07/12211155

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


The adipose capsule of kidney (or perinephric fat or perirenal fat) is a structure between the renal fascia and renal capsule.

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