ileocolic artery

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an artery that originates from the superior mesenteric artery and supplies the terminal part of the ileum and the cecum and the vermiform appendix and the ascending colon

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Once acquired, the disease starts either as transverse ulcers in the small intestine most commonly ileum or as hyper- trophic lesion that developed as mass at Ileocecal region.
Numerous conditions have been associated with SIBO, including blind loop, surgical adhesions, scleroderma, chronic renal failure, resection of the ileocecal valve, chronic pancreatitis, and intestinal dysmotility.
The ileocecal valve may be identified, and occasionally the point of torsion may be outlined by intraluminal gas as an area of cone-like narrowing, or the so-called "beak" sign.
Ileocecal enteric duplication cyst: radiologic-pathologic correlation.
At that time, she was 42 years old and presented with abdominal pain; a colonoscopy revealed a tumor of the cecum adjacent to the ileocecal valve.
A 66-year-old white man with a prior history of coronary artery disease underwent a screening colonoscopy and was found to have an ileocecal carcinoid tumor that was proven by biopsy.
1) Ileocecal area is the most commonly involved site due to the abundance of lymphoid tissue (Peyer's patches) followed by the colon and jejunum.
Intussusception is a bowel obstruction that results when 1 bowel loop telescopes into another, usually beginning at the ileocecal valve.
Surgical specimens included a section of terminal ileum measuring 10 x 4 x 4 cm that telescoped into the ileocecal region (Figure 1).
Intra-operative findings-haemoperitoneum of approximately 350ml of blood, uterine perforation approximately 5cms on the anterior wall of body of uterus, circumferential tear of ileum with unhealthy margins, 3ft from ileocecal junction, multiple contusions of approximately 5-10cms proximal and distal to perforation site, were found.
11,12) As a result of its effect on the ileocecal valve, it can cause unwanted reflux of air in the small bowel and may secondarily reduce colonic distention.
Ileocecal resection was done, and the resected colon was subjected to histologic and microbiologic examinations.
An excellent classification for boundaries of hernias was formulated by Meyer, 4 5 who described six boundaries: paracecal sulci, cecal fossa, cecal recess, superior ileocecal recess, inferior ileocecal recess, and retrocecal recess.
Meckel's diverticulum is a remnant of the vitelline duct that is usually located 45 to 60 cm proximal to the ileocecal valve on the antimesenteric border of the ileum.