Colic branch of the ileocolic artery

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Sonam Vadera et al.

The colic branch of the ileocolic artery supplies blood to the ascending colon. It courses superiorly along the left side of the ascending colon before anastomosing with the descending branch of the right colic artery to supply blood to the cecum and proximal ascending colon 1,2

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

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rID: 75222
System: Vascular
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases, refs
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