Exploration of lymphatic structures of gastrointestinal tract

Ileocolic and right colic lymph nodes and vessels, close-up view

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Exploration of lymphatic structures of gastrointestinal tract
Ileocolic and right colic lymph nodes and vessels, close-up view
The view is a close-up of the lower part of the specimen shown in 141-1.
1 . Duodenum
2 . Right colic lymph nodes
3 . Colic branch of ileocolic artery
4 . Ascending colon
5 . Anterior cecal branch of ileocolic artery
6 . Ileocolic lymph node
7 . Ileocecal junction
8 . Cecum (pointer on taenia coli)
9 . Ileum (retracted)
10 . Ileocolic artery
11 . Mesenteric lymph nodes
12 . Mesenteries (dissected)
13 . Superior mesenteric plexus
14 . Ileal branch of ileocolic artery