foramen of Winslow


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

foramen of Winslow

[fə′rā·mən əv ′winz·lō]
(anatomy)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Relative frequency of internal hernias Historical data (2) Bariatric surgical patients (5) Paraduodenal 53 Trans-mesocolon 46 Pericecal 13 J-J (trans-mesenteric) 41 Foramen of Winslow 8 Petersen 13 Trans-mesenteric 8 Intersigmoid 6 Post-surgical 5 Table 2.
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.e.
Herein we describe a case of a woman with caecal herniation through the Foramen of Winslow causing subacute bowel obstruction.