Mediastinum
3
Plate´╗┐232
´╗┐
Esophagogastric´╗┐Junction
Longitudinal esophageal muscle
Circular esophageal muscle
Gradual slight muscular thickening
Phrenico-esophageal ligament
(ascending or upper limb)
Supradiaphragmatic fascia
Diaphragm
Infradiaphragmatic
(transversalis) fascia
Phrenico-esophageal
ligament
(descending limb)
Peritoneum
Cardiac notch
Esophageal
mucosa
Submucosa
Diaphragm
Subhiatal
fat ring
Zigzag (Z) line:
juncture of
esophageal and
gastric mucosa
Cardiac part
(cardia)
of stomach
Gastric folds
(rugae)
Longitudinal esophageal muscle (
cut
)
Circular esophageal muscle
(
shown here as spiral
)
Cardiac notch
Fundus of
stomach
Collar of Helvetius
Window cut in middle circular muscle layer of stomach
Innermost oblique muscle layer of stomach
(forms sling)
Outer longitudinal muscle layer of stomach (
cut
)
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