haustrum

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haustrum

[′hȯ·strəm]
(anatomy)
An outpocketing or pouch of the colon.
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Scanogram shows distended bowel with haustra oriented vertically at the epigastrium, and measuring > 9 cm in diameter.
1,7) Colonic haustra may become effaced from edema and the proximal small bowel dilates while the distal colon collapses.
1,4,7) The most common contrast enema findings are narrowing or strictures, colonic shortening, and loss of haustra.