domingo, 22 de enero de 2012

Small Intestine Disorders: MedlinePlus [NEW TOPIC UPDATED]

Small Intestine Disorders

Your small intestine is the longest part of your digestive system - about twenty feet long! It connects your stomach to your large intestine (or colon) and folds many times to fit inside your abdomen. Your small intestine does most of the digesting of the foods you eat. It has three areas called the duodenum, the ileum, and the jejunum.

Problems with the small intestine can include:
Treatment of disorders of the small intestine depends on the cause.

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Small Intestine Disorders: MedlinePlus

Illustration of the large intestine, small intestine and rectum

National Institutes of Health

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