Addison’s Plane


Anteriorly it passes through the tip of the 9th costal cartilage

Posteriorly through the lower border of the body of L1 vertebra.


Structures on Landmark of Transpyloric Plane

Transpyloric plane Also called asAddison’s plane
1Pylorus of the stomachTranspyloric plane
2Tips of the ninth costal cartilagesTranspyloric plane
3Lower border of the first lumbar vertebraTranspyloric plane
4Conus medullaris – end of the spinal cord terminateTranspyloric plane
5Neck of pancreas liesTranspyloric plane
6Fundus of the gallbladder Transpyloric plane
7hilum of the kidneyTranspyloric plane
8superior mesenteric artery arises from the aortaTranspyloric plane
9superior mesenteric vein is joined by the splenic vein to form the portal veinTranspyloric plane
10lower border of the spleen lies near the Transpyloric plane
11left and right colic flexureTranspyloric plane
12root of the transverse mesocolonTranspyloric plane
13cisterna chyli drains into the thoracic ductTranspyloric plane
transpyloric plane

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