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22 Jul 2010

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Patient has an enlongated sigmoid colon and a slightly redundant transverse colon

What exaxty does this mean?
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CyberDoc
Cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Anon
your sigmoid colon is the part lying on your L side and the transverse colon is the part lying horisontally just under your diaphragm. It means that the patient has a long sigmoid colon and a long transverse colon - many patients have this and it will only cause problems if the colon makes a loop.
Dr Bets
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