duodenojejunal flexure


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Related to duodenojejunal flexure: right colic flexure, ileocecal junction, Transverse mesocolon

flexure

 [flek´sher]
a bend or fold.
caudal flexure the bend at the aboral end of the embryo.
cephalic flexure the curve in the mid-brain of the embryo.
cervical flexure a bend in the neural tube of the embryo at the junction of the brain and spinal cord.
colic flexure, left the angular junction of the transverse and descending colon.
colic flexure, right the angular junction of the ascending and transverse colon.
dorsal flexure one of the flexures in the mid-dorsal region of the embryo.
duodenojejunal flexure the bend at the junction of the duodenum and jejunum.
hepatic flexure right colic flexure.
lumbar flexure the ventral curvature in the lumbar region of the back.
mesencephalic flexure a bend in the neural tube of the embryo at the level of the mesencephalon, or mid-brain.
pontine flexure a flexure of the hindbrain in the embryo.
sacral flexure caudal flexure.
sigmoid flexure sigmoid colon.
splenic flexure left colic flexure.

du·o·de·no·je·ju·nal flex·ure

[TA]
an abrupt bend in the small intestine at the junction of the duodenum and jejunum.

du·o·de·no·je·ju·nal flex·ure

(dū'ō-dē'nō-jĕ-jū'năl flek'shŭr) [TA]
An abrupt bend in the small intestine at the junction of the duodenum and jejunum.
Synonym(s): flexura duodenojejunalis [TA] .
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At CT the findings were small bowel obstruction, suggestion of 2 transition points in the left hemiabdomen (distal ileum and duodenojejunal flexure), and no evidence of ischaemia (Figure 1).
Massive small bowel gangrene was visualised 80 cm from duodenojejunal flexure up to 20 cm before ileocaecal junction (Figure 1).
Diated proximal jejunum for about 30cms from duodenojejunal flexure. Mass formation involving omentum, jejunal and ileal loops with adhesions to peritoneum.