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  • vein
  • Each sigmoid vein is curved or crescent-shaped, like the uncial sigma (a variation of the Greek letter "sigma"), which resembles the letter "c. (healthline.com)
  • cecum
  • In zoology, the term hindgut refers also to the cecum and ascending colon. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cecum is the first section of the colon and involved in the digestion, while the appendix which develops embryologically from it, is a structure of the colon, not involved in digestion and considered to be part of the gut-associated lymphoid tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the waste material exits the small intestine through the ileocecal valve, it will move into the cecum and then to the ascending colon where this process of extraction starts. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • Diverticulosis often occurs in the sigmoid colon in association with increased intraluminal pressure and focal weakness in the colonic wall. (wikipedia.org)
  • left
  • Behind the sigmoid colon are the external iliac vessels, overy, obturator nerve, the left Piriformis, and left sacral plexus of nerves. (wikipedia.org)
  • The left side of the colon is more commonly affected in the United States while the right side is more commonly affected in Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diverticular disease was found associated with a higher risk of left sided colon cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • ileum
  • in 667 patients describes 53% in the duodenum, jejunum or ileum, 14% lead on ileoseccal pointnya, 16% and 5% included colon appendik veriformis. (blogspot.com)
  • resection
  • Short- and Long-Term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Multivisceral Resection for Clinically Suspected T4 Colon Cancer. (amedeo.com)
  • including colon cancer
  • Cancers from distant sites that metastasize to the vagina through the blood or lymphatic system also occur, including colon cancer, renal cell carcinoma, melanoma , and breast cancer. (medscape.com)