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Jejunum incarceration, horse
Jejunum incarceration, horse

    Depiction of incarceration of a loop of jejunum through the epiploic foramen in a left-to-right direction. When the distal jejunum and proximal ileum enter the foramen, the jejunal loop will be rendered ischemic. In this depiction, the liver has been removed for clarity.

From The Glass Horse: Equine Colic CD, courtesy of