Introduction to appendix

 

A  small pouch which extends blindly from the cecum. It is considered a very important organ useful in fighting infection. Appendix is like a regional center for fighting infections just like the lymph center in axillary lymph nodes and inguinal lymph region.

 
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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