superior ileocecal recess

su·pe·ri·or il·e·o·ce·cal re·cess

a shallow pouch occasionally existing between the terminal ileum, the cecum, and the ileocolic artery when the latter is present.
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An excellent classification for boundaries of hernias was formulated by Meyer, 4 5 who described six boundaries: paracecal sulci, cecal fossa, cecal recess, superior ileocecal recess, inferior ileocecal recess, and retrocecal recess.
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