foramen of Winslow


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foramen of Winslow

[fə′rā·mən əv ′winz·lō]
(anatomy)
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It revealed a cluster of dilated sections of ileum in the lesser sac, with redirection of the accompanying superior mesenteric arterial branches and narrowed afferent and efferent loops at the foramen of Winslow located opposite, i.
After reduction, the foramen of Winslow was packed with omentum.
Herein we describe a case of a woman with caecal herniation through the Foramen of Winslow causing subacute bowel obstruction.