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Duodenojejunal Flexure

Medically reviewed by: Stephanie Curreli, MD, PhD
Last Updated: Jun 26, 2015

The duodenojejunal flexure is where the duodenum and jejunum join. It is formed when the duodenum follows a C-shaped path as it passes in front of the kidney and the upper three lumbar vertebrae and ends, joining the jejunum.