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Terminal ileum

Terminal ileum
Micrograph of terminal ileum with mantle cell lymphoma. H&E stain.
Micrograph of terminal ileum with mantle cell lymphoma. Cyclin D1 immunostain.
Latin Pars terminalis ilei

The terminal ileum is the most distal part of the small intestine. It connects to the cecum, the pouch between the small and the large intestine, via the ileocecal valve.

Pathology of the terminal ileum

It is of importance in medicine as it can be affected in a number of diseases,[1] including:

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