Abstract：Objective ：To study the anatomic characteristics of epiploic appendices in terminal ileum and provide
anatomical basis for clinical operation. Methods ：The position， shape，and length of epiploic appendices on
surgical specimens were observed， and the results were statistically analyzed. Results ：All surgical specimens had
epiploic appendices in terminal ileum，with the shape of “dorsal fin”and the length of 0.9~4.0 cm. Conclusion ：
Epiploic appendices is common in terminal ileum， and it has a certain clinical significance.