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Proximal Transverse Colon
Bag is rarely needed: Colostomy( external bag ) is rarely needed for elective cancer surgery. It is more frequently used if the cancer is located very close to the anus, Also, a temporary colostomy may be used for emergency surgery when cancer is obstructing colon completely and the bowel cannot be cleaned prior to the surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Large intestine...: The large intestine, or colon is made up of 6 parts: rectum, sigmoid colon, descending colon, transverse colon and ascending colon and cecum. The transverse colon is located between the ascending and descending colon and resides high in the abdominal cavity toward the back. Good luck! ...Read more
Anatomy?: The transverse colon is riding roughly horizontally on top of the abdomen and the distal part is the part which is closest to the part when the colon descends to become the descending colon. Just curious as to why you are asking this question since the info is readily available in the internet. ...Read more
In my colonoscopy report it states found 2polyps in transverse colon & tortuosity of the colon.should I worry?
Where is the distal transverse colon? I had a colon polyp removed and that is what the report says as the location that the polyp was found.
Not sure how you can: pinpoint the pain in the colon. This is hard to describe and i have never in many years heard anyone describe quite this way. If you have pain throughout the abdomen, you may have a problem with something that involves the entire colon or crohns Another consideration might be irritable bowel. May want to consider having a visit with a GI doctor but get the opinion of your family doctor first! ...Read more