The small intestine consists of three sections. The first portion, called the duodenum, connects to the stomach. The middle portion is the jejunum. The final section, called the ileum, attaches to the first portion of the large intestine.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Jerry S. Trier, MD - Gastroenterology|
|Last Revised||May 29, 2012|