Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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Mucosa
Colon normal Transparent colonic mucosa
Bright pink to red mucosa with tree- like branching blood vessels This picture highlights the very thin nature of the colonic wall. The picture was taken during a laparoscopically controlled polypectomy.
Cecum
Cecum normal Here the place, where the appendix branches off, is covered by an accidently swallowed chewing gum.
Valve of Bauhini
Valve of Bauhini Valve of Bauhini
Jawning valve of Bauhini which allows viewing the ileal mucosa. (Very atypical state of function) Closed valve of Bauhini (usual state). A cleft- like opening is depicted in the foreground.