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Case 3405

Middle mesenteric artery: a rare variant

Author(s)
Skoulikaris N, Argyriou P, Chatoupis K, Christopoulos D, Tsocanas D
 
Patient
male, 70 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Selective angiography of the SMA and the IMA
     

    An image obtained with angiography, showing a small accessory right hepatic artery arising at some distance from the origin of the superior mesenteric artery.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Selective angiography of SMA and IMA;

    An image obtained with a selective angiography of the IMA, showing no evidence of active hemorrhage.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Selective angiography of SMA and IMA;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Middle mesenteric artery (MMA)

    An image showing the MMA arising directly from the ventral aspect of the abdominal aorta at the level of L2-L3 intervertebral disk.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Middle mesenteric artery (MMA);
     
     
An image obtained with angiography, showing a small accessory right hepatic artery arising at some distance from the origin of the superior mesenteric artery.
 
An image obtained with a selective angiography of the IMA, showing no evidence of active hemorrhage.
 
An image showing the MMA arising directly from the ventral aspect of the abdominal aorta at the level of L2-L3 intervertebral disk.
 
 
 
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