Exploration of peritoneal cavity

Ileocecal junction; appendix

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Exploration of peritoneal cavity
Ileocecal junction; appendix
Loops of the ileum have been retracted to expose the region of the ileocecal junction.
1 . Ascending colon
2 . Haustrum
3 . Region of ileocecal junction
4 . Taenia coli
5 . Cecum
6 . Location of external iliac artery (covered by peritoneum)
7 . Pelvic cavity
8 . Ileum
9 . Mesenteries
10 . Upper pointer: Mesoappendix Lower pointer: Vermiform appendix
11 . Sigmoid colon