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Digestive Track
Digestive Track

This medical exhibit consists of 2 main illustrations and 4 inset images on a single exhibit. The first illustration is labeled "Anatomy before (11/12/12)" showing a diagrammatic illustration of the digestive track from mouth to anus. It is drawn in a way that allows for an easy understanding without any over lap caused in a normal anatomical position. The First illustration has 2 insets with text. Inset one depicting the liquid in the small intestines explaining that this area absorbs nutrients and water. Inset two is of the large intestine showing hardened stool explaining that the large intestines reabsorbs the remaining water and allows the stool to form. The second Illustration is labeled "Current Condition" . This image will be similar to the first illustration showing the digestive tract but is modified to show the shortened ileum and loss of large intestines. The second illustration has 2 insets with labels. Inset one shows the 1.5 feet of ilium and large intestine that was removed. Inset two is of the sigmoid colon showing that the additional water remains and stool is not formed.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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