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The full bladder appears in longitudinal section as a triangular structure devoid of internal echoes.

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The internal genitalia are seen posterior to the bladder in the midsagittal scan.

Ultrasound Abdomen Anatomy Pic
► 216 Bladder, bowel
Ultrasound Abdomen Anatomy Pic

The anterior wall of the bladder is loosely attached to the anterior abdominal wall by the vesicoumbilical fascia. This keeps gas-containing bowel loops from coming between the abdominal wall and the anterior surface of the full bladder.

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Bowel loops containing gas are seen posterior to the bladder in the lateral scan.

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► 217 Bladder, ureteral orifices
Ultrasound Abdomen Anatomy Pic
► 218 Bladder, inflow of urine
Ultrasound Abdomen Anatomy Pic

The ureters appear as fine tubular structures in the posterior bladder wall.

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"inflowing urine

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