Abdomen, Pelvis & Perineum
All are features of ileum except (AIIMS May 2012)
|A||Presence of Peyer’s patches|
|B||Occupies hypogastrium and pelvic regions|
|C||3-5 arcades are present|
|D||Circular folds are more numerous|
Circular folds are more numerous
• The ileum has more fat inside the mesentery than the jejunum.
• The ileum tends to be of a smaller caliber with less circular folds in the mucosa
• Arterial arcades are shorter & more numerous.
• While the length of the intestinal tract contains lymphoid tissue, only the ileum has abundant Peyer's patches