Variation of branching pattern of superior mesentric artery

Nayak, Vanishree S (2008) Variation of branching pattern of superior mesentric artery. Anatomica Karnataka, 3 (2). pp. 40-42. ISSN 2229-7545

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In human anatomy the superior mesenteric artery arises from the anterior surface of the abdominal aorta, just inferior to the origin of the coeliac trunk supplying the lower part of the duodenum, jejunum, Ileum, Pancreas, Large intestine upto right 2/3rd of transverse colon. Usually superior mesenteric artery gives many separatebranches. In this present study the Superior Mesenteric Artery gives anomalous single trunk giving 3 branches - Middle colic, Accessory middle colic and Right colic artery.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Superior mesentric artery; middle colic artery; right colic artery; accessory middle colic artery.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Anatomy
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2016 09:25
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2016 09:25

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