A  small pouch which extends blindly from the cecum.

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Arteries:
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Appendicular artery

This is a branch of the inferior ramus of the ileocolic artery from the superior mesenteric artery. It runs in the mesoappendix to supply the appendix.

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Veins:
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Appendicular vein.

This is a tributary of the inferior vein of the ileocolic vein which drains into the superior mesenteric vein.

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Nerves:
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Parasympathetic fibers are through the vagi via the celiac plexus and the superior mesenteric plexus.

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Sympathetic fibers are from the thoracic splanchnic nerves.

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Appendix locator

 
DIGITAL LOCATOR OF APPENDIX: Layer 1 Skin of abdomen (anterior abdominal wall). Layer 2- Layer of Camper's fascia. Layer 3 - layer of Scarpa's fascia. Layer  4 - layer of external oblique muscle/aponeurosisLayer 5- layer of rectus sheath. Layer 6- layer of internal oblique. Layer 7 - layer of transversus abdominis. Layer 8- layer of transversus abdominis/parietal peritoneum. Layer 9- layer of greater sac of peritoneum. Layer 10- layer of small intestine. Layer 11- layer of transverse colon. Layer 12- layer of posterior abdominal wall. Layer 13 - layer of deep posterior abdominal wall. Layer 14 - layer of bones of abdominal region..

 



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