Colon: Anatomy and Structural Anomalies

Steven Cohn, Elisa H. Birnbaum, Charles M. Friel

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTextbook of Gastroenterology, Fifth Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781405169110
StatePublished - Feb 17 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Colon-anatomy and structural anomalies
  • Colonic development
  • Colostomy, ileostomy, and mucus fistula
  • Intestinal duplications-rare congenital anomalies
  • Structural and congenital abnormalities
  • Surgically altered anatomy
  • total proctocolectomy-removal of entire colon and rectum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Cohn, S., Birnbaum, E. H., & Friel, C. M. (2009). Colon: Anatomy and Structural Anomalies. In Textbook of Gastroenterology, Fifth Edition (Vol. 1, pp. 1369-1385). Blackwell Publishing Ltd..