mesosigmoid

mesosigmoid

 [mez″o-sig´moid]
the peritoneal fold by which the sigmoid flexure is attached to the abdominal wall.
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mes·o·sig·moid

(mez'ō-sig'moyd),
Sigmoid mesocolon. See: mesocolon.
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mes·o·sig·moid

(mez'ō-sig'moyd)
Sigmoid mesocolon.
See: mesocolon
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Contributing factors include a long ileal mesentery, a long and narrow-based mesosigmoid, a heavy meal or high fluid intake after a long period of fasting, and a floating caecum.
These patients usually have short segment Hirschsprung's disease and if the mesosigmoid is freely mobile, the dilated ganglionic sigmoid colon twist forming a sigmoid volvulus.
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While the anterior CRM is located only in the most distal part of the specimen, the posterior CRM has a triangular shape and extends to the mesosigmoid. A positive CRM is defined as continuous or discontinuous tumor extension or the presence of a positive lymph node within 1 mm of the radial, nonperitonealized soft tissue edge.