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Sigma epiploicum

English translation: epiploic appendices of the sigmoid colon

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German term or phrase:Sigma epiploicum
English translation:epiploic appendices of the sigmoid colon
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21:12 Apr 23, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / oncology/surgery
German term or phrase: Sigma epiploicum
In report on surgery to remove metastatic growths:
Sigma epiploicum: Peritoneale Exzidate mit nodulär imponierenden metastatischen Manifestationen
Hannon
Local time: 07:48
epiploic appendices of the sigmoid colon
Explanation:
Sigma = colon sigmoideum (sigmoid colon)
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colon_sigmoideum
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigmoid_colon

Appendix epiploica: A finger-like projection of fat attached to the colon.
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2314

The epiploic appendices (or epiploic appendages, omental appendices) are small pouches of the peritoneum filled with fat and situated along the colon and upper part of the rectum. They are chiefly appended to the transverse and sigmoid parts of the colon.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epiploic_appendix

Appendices epiploicae
peritoneum-covered tabs of fat, 2 - 10 cm long, attached in rows along the tenia of the colon, also called appendices omentales.
http://www.medcyclopaedia.com/library/topics/volume_iv_1/a/a...

Beschrieben wird ein 2 cm großes Zystadenofibrom der Appendix epiploica des distalen Sigmoids, das als Zufallsbefund bei einer Hysterektomie mit Adnexektomie wegen Endometriumkarzinom bei einer 72-jährigen Patientin entdeckt wurde. Es zeigte die gleiche Histologie wie analoge Tumoren des Ovars und war mit einer Endosalpingiose assoziiert.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/0xxx41h0l62n810x/

omental appendices
Definitions:
1. one of a number of little processes or sacs of peritoneum filled with adipose tissue and projecting from the serous coat of the large intestine, except the rectum; they are most evident on the transverse and sigmoid colon, being most numerous along the free tenia.
Synonyms: appendices omentales, appendices adiposae coli, fatty appendices of colon, appendix epiploica, epiploic appendage, epiploic appendix, epiploic tags
http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=5732
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epiploic appendices of the sigmoid colon


Explanation:
Sigma = colon sigmoideum (sigmoid colon)
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colon_sigmoideum
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigmoid_colon

Appendix epiploica: A finger-like projection of fat attached to the colon.
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2314

The epiploic appendices (or epiploic appendages, omental appendices) are small pouches of the peritoneum filled with fat and situated along the colon and upper part of the rectum. They are chiefly appended to the transverse and sigmoid parts of the colon.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epiploic_appendix

Appendices epiploicae
peritoneum-covered tabs of fat, 2 - 10 cm long, attached in rows along the tenia of the colon, also called appendices omentales.
http://www.medcyclopaedia.com/library/topics/volume_iv_1/a/a...

Beschrieben wird ein 2 cm großes Zystadenofibrom der Appendix epiploica des distalen Sigmoids, das als Zufallsbefund bei einer Hysterektomie mit Adnexektomie wegen Endometriumkarzinom bei einer 72-jährigen Patientin entdeckt wurde. Es zeigte die gleiche Histologie wie analoge Tumoren des Ovars und war mit einer Endosalpingiose assoziiert.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/0xxx41h0l62n810x/

omental appendices
Definitions:
1. one of a number of little processes or sacs of peritoneum filled with adipose tissue and projecting from the serous coat of the large intestine, except the rectum; they are most evident on the transverse and sigmoid colon, being most numerous along the free tenia.
Synonyms: appendices omentales, appendices adiposae coli, fatty appendices of colon, appendix epiploica, epiploic appendage, epiploic appendix, epiploic tags
http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=5732

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Many thanks for the very comprehensive answer.
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