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A diverticulum is a small pouch that can become a polyp or diverticulitis, inflammation of the intestine.

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Q: There was a single small diverticulum present in the cecum?
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What is a duodenal diverticulum?

A diverticulum is a pouch off the side wall of a tubular part of the body. The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine. So a duodenal diverticulum is a pouch off the side wall of the small intestine. Half of all people over 65 have diverticula (the plural of diverticulum).


Is the cecum near the large or small intestine?

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Is the cecum is part of the small intestine?

The Cecum is part of the Large Intestine. It is located near the Appendix.


What is the little pouch called where the small intestines joins with the large intestine?

The small intestines joins the large intestines at the cecum. The cecum isn't really a pouch, but the appendix, which is a pouch, is also attached to the cecum.


What is The small worm-like outgrowth at the end of the cecum called?

The small worm-like growth at the end of the cecum is called the appendix.


What is diverticulectomy?

Meckel's diverticulectomy is a surgical procedure that isolates and removes an abnormal diverticulum (Meckel's diverticulum) or pouch, as well as surrounding tissue, in the lining of the small intestine.


What is Meckel's diverticulectomy?

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What term doesn't belong duodenum cecum jejunum ileum?

Cecum. The duodenum, jejunum, and ileum are the three parts of the small intestine while the cecum is apart of the large intestine.


What vermiform appendix is a small projection that extends from the?

Cecum


What comprises the proximal portion of the small intestines?

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Connects the small and large intestine?

The small intestine and large intestine are connected. The area where they connect is around the appendix in the lower right portion of the abdomen.


What are the ends of small intestines?

The small intestines are connected to the stomach and the large intestine. The spot where the large intestine is connected to the small intestine is called the cecum. A typical colonoscopy will go up to but not beyond the cecum.