Ahaustral | definition of ahaustral by Medical dictionary
Lacking haustra, smooth; describing the appearance of the colon on radiographs of a barium enema in ulcerative colitis.
[G. a- priv. + haustra]
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Chronic changes of UC include a featureless, ahaustral
colon with fibrofatty proliferation of surrounding soft tissues.
(69,70) Contraction of this hypertrophic muscle layer gives the colon the lead pipe-like narrowed, ahaustral
, and foreshortened appearance (Figure 25).