CT: Coronal abdomen  
 

These images are reformatted from an oral and IV contrast enhanced abdominal CT scan. The image on the left is the most anterior and that on the right the most posterior. These images demonstrate how the colon serves to 'frame' the small bowel, which is located centrally.

 
 

Identify the following:

1. ascending colon

2. proximal transverse colon

3. transverse colon

4. distal transverse colon

5. descending colon

6. cecum

7. appendix

8. terminal ileum

 

 

 
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