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width of presacral space
2 cm max
where measured
lower sacrum, L4
what is ddx
Fibrous tissue

recurrent cancer


lipomatosis
hypopharyngeal tumor
SCCa is most common


Lymphoma is next. If posterior wall is location of tumor, LYMPHOMA becomes much more likely


Mets -- breast and lung
aphthous ulcers
Crohn


amebiasis


salmonellosis


ischemia
sprue UGIS
Dilation


Dilution


Decrease (in number of folds in jejunum) with paradoxical increase in ileum (jejunization)
Sprue
Transient self reducing intuss


INCREASED RISK OF LYMPHOMA -- must look carefull for it
irregularity or mass at anterior aspect of upper rectum
IMPLIES EXTENSION OF INTRAPERITONEAL DISEASE VIA THE CUL DE SAC


So, tumors that produce ascites are likely to metastasize there -- ovarian is most common, then colon and pancreatic.


Another VERY COMMON AND IMPORTANT consideration is endometriosis.