mesoappendix

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mesoappendix

 [mez″o-ah-pen´diks]
the peritoneal fold connecting the appendix to the ileum.

mes·o·ap·pen·dix

(mez'ō-ă-pen'diks), [TA]
The short mesentery of the appendix lying behind the terminal ileum, in which the appendicular artery courses.

mes·o·ap·pen·dix

(mez'ō-ă-pen'diks) [TA]
The short mesentery of the appendix lying behind the terminal ileum, in which the appendicular artery courses.

mesoappendix

The small MESENTERY of the APPENDIX.
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Anatomical changes such as partially mobile meso-appendix or large proximal appendicular lumen may be the cause of Al.
This helped in adhesiolysis and bipolar coagulation of meso-appendix when required.
The reasons for endometriosis of the app endix or meso-appendix without patho logical signs of appendicitis and lumen obstruction presenting as typical acute appendicitis are not known; oedema and inflammation of the serosa and sur rounding peritoneum may be implicated.
The appendicular artery approaches the tip of the appendix at first nearer to and then in the edge of the meso-appendix. The terminal part of the artery lies on the wall of the appendix and may be thrombosed in appendicitis resulting in distal gangrene or necrosis.
There is a long meso-appendix frequently extending up to the tip of the organ and there is often an ileo-caecal fold.