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gastrintestinal wall

Tuesday 14 July 2020

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Components

The gastrointestinal wall surrounding the lumen of the gastrointestinal tract is made up of four layers of specialised tissue – from the lumen outwards:
- digestive mucosa
- digestive submucosa
- digestive muscular layer
- digestive serosa (if the tissue is intraperitoneal) / Adventitia (if the tissue is retroperitoneal)

Pathology (examples)

- digestive perforation
- digestive tumors