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Cecum

Definition: The outpouching area of the large intestine that is below the entrance of the small intestine. It has a worm-like extension, the vermiform appendix.

Body System: Digestive

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: cecum

CodeDescription
C18.0 Malignant neoplasm of cecum
C7A.021 Malignant carcinoid tumor of the cecum
D12.0 Benign neoplasm of cecum
D3A.021 Benign carcinoid tumor of the cecum
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