ascending colon


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ascend′ing co′lon

(ˈkoʊ lən)
n.
the first portion of the large intestine, extending from the small intestine upward.
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Noun1.ascending colon - the part of the large intestine that ascends from the cecum to the transverse colonascending colon - the part of the large intestine that ascends from the cecum to the transverse colon
arteria ascendens, ascending artery - the branch of the ileocolic artery that supplies the ascending colon
large intestine - beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum; includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum; extracts moisture from food residues which are later excreted as feces
colon - the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted
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Moderately to poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma in appendix, ascending colon and half transverse colon.
About 84% of patients achieved successful cleansing of the overall colon (primary endpoint) and 90% achieved successful cleansing of the ascending colon (secondary endpoint).
Colonoscopy showed an ulceroproliferative lesion in the ascending colon.
An ulcerated mass in the lumen of the ascending colon and cecum was observed.
The ascending colon was mobilized, and necrosis in the entire anterior portion of the duodenum was observed.
Patient presented for routine post-operative checkup 2 months later and radiological findings postoperatively showed an ill-defined soft tissue lesion with nodular calcification seen anterior to ascending colon.
Since postoperative follow-up revealed no decrease in tumor markers, total colonoscopy was performed on the patient, which revealed several discrete polypoid lesions in the transverse and ascending colon, measuring 5–10 mm in diameter.
We report a case of accidental swallowing of a large quantity of glass pieces, diagnosed by X-ray in the ascending colon and the rectum.
The small bowels are located in the right upper and right lower quadrants, and the cecum, ascending colon, and transverse colon are displaced medially.
Therefore, the distal jejunum, ileum, cecum, appendix, ascending colon, and 2/3 proximal part of the transverse colon develop from this region.
The CT images (Figure 3) showed that the cecum, ascending colon, and transverse colon were normally located.
19) A summary of previous cases of ascending colon metastasis to the spleen is featured in Table 1.

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