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  • adj. Alternative form of ileocaecal.

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Examples

  • The large intestine, about 4.9 ft long, is connected to the small intestine by a sphincter muscle, called the ileocecal valve.

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  • Technically, it works by slowing the transit of food across the ileocecal valve, keeping your stomach fuller for longer.

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  • See my to be posted article (s) on the ileocecal valve.

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  • Many problems diagnosed as other internal organ dysfunction can often be caused by the ileocecal valve.

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  • Related problems can be cramps, acidosis, difficulty breathing, varicose veins, sciatica and ileocecal valve dysfunction.

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  • It is formed by the ileocecal fold of peritoneum (bloodless fold of Treves), the upper border of which is fixed to the ileum, opposite its mesenteric attachment, while the lower border, passing over the ileocecal junction, joins the mesenteriole of the vermiform process, and sometimes the process itself.

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  • The fossa is a narrow chink situated between the mesentery of the small intestine, the ileum, and the small portion of the cecum behind. (b) The inferior ileocecal fossa is situated behind the angle of junction of the ileum and cecum.

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  • Between this fold and the mesenteriole of the vermiform process is the inferior ileocecal fossa.

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  • —There are three principal pouches or recesses in the neighborhood of the cecum (Figs. 1043 to 1045): (a) The superior ileocecal fossa is formed by a fold of peritoneum, arching over the branch of the ileocolic artery which supplies the ileocolic junction.

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  • It is bounded above by the posterior surface of the ileum and the mesentery; in front and below by the ileocecal fold, and behind by the upper part of the mesenteriole of the vermiform process. (c) The cecal fossa is situated immediately behind the cecum, which has to be raised to bring it into view.

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