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Phrenicosplenic Ligament
Digestive System

Phrenicosplenic Ligament

Ligamentum phrenicosplenicum

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Key Features/Anatomical Relations

The phrenicosplenic ligament forms part of the greater omentum and is a continuation of the gastrosplenic ligament. As the name suggests, this ligament attaches the superior portion of the spleen to the respiratory diaphragm.

This ligament is not consistently present and is often underdeveloped.

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