duodenum


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the part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum

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01) in villus height in the duodenum and in the ratio of villus height to crypt depth in the duodenum and ileum.
She was referred to an outpatient gastroenterologist who performed a small bowel enteroscopy that revealed nodular mucosa with plaque-like lesions present in the second and third part of the duodenum and proximal jejunum.
Secretin is a 27-amino-acid poly-peptide hormone stored in the S-cells of the duodenum.
An earlier injury to Levi-Blu's duodenum, thought to be around two to three weeks old, was also discovered in almost an identical location to the eventual fatal wound.
The exocrine component synthesizes and secretes enzymes into the duodenum that are essential for digestion in the intestine.
When an ulcer occurs in the lining of the stomach, where the body produces hydrochloric acid and pepsin, or in the duodenum, it is called a "peptic ulcer", and when a peptic ulcer is located in the duodenum, which is the first part of small intestine, it is called a "duodenal ulcer".
Doctors treating Dr Qasim said he was suffering with serious ailments including duodenum erosion and intestinal haemorrhoids.
From there, it began an Indiana Jones-style epic journey through the duodenum, past the pancreas, along the jejunum, around the ileo-caeco-colic junction, through the descending and transverse colon until, finally, it stuck tight in the rectum, poking into the anus.
pylori), which are responsible for most ulcers in the stomach and the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine).
A contrast meal and follow-through was performed which showed an abnormal configuration of the duodenum at the D2 - D3 junction suggestive of a malrotation with volvulus.
Without the gallbladder, the bile will not be so concentrated and will flow from the liver from the bile duct directly into the duodenum.
A computed tomographic (CT) scan of her abdomen and pelvis was arranged, which showed abnormal areas of low attenuation and multiple pockets of air in the right flank, surrounding the right kidney and in the right sub-hepatic space, consistent with a perforation of either the ascending colon or the duodenum (Fig.
With an endoscope, the physician can see directly the inside of the stomach and duodenum, and inject dyes into areas so they can be seen on X-rays.
Malek Hosseini added that surgeons have succeeded in transplanting the intestine, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, and spleen of a brain-dead donor into the body of the young man.
The interaction between gut-associated lymphoid tissue in the duodenum and epitopes of orally administered undenatured type II collagen facilitates oral tolerance to the antigen and stems systemic T-cell attack on joint cartilage.