sigmoid colon

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Synonyms for sigmoid colon

the s-shaped curve between the descending colon and the rectum

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Leiomyomas of the muscularis mucosae of the colon and rectum have a predilection for the descending colon, sigmoid colon, and rectum.
The patients in the trial were undergoing curative resective procedures for cancer or polyps of the right colon, sigmoid colon, or upper or lower rectum.
Regional colonic radioisotope movement was assessed from regions of interest created by visually analyzing the full sequence of scans (caecum and ascending colon, hepatic flexure, transverse colon, splenic flexure, descending colon, sigmoid colon, and rectum).
study involved 43,611 participants in the 10-center Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, of whom 3,591 had adenomatous polyps of the descending colon, sigmoid colon, or rectum.
study involved 43,611 participants in the 10-center Prostate, Lung, Golorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, of whom 3,591 had adenomatous polyps of the descending colon, sigmoid colon, or rectum.