Superior mesenteric artery (Gray's illustration)

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

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Anatomy of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA).

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Anatomy of the superior mesenteric artery with the transverse colon retracted superiorly.

Original diagram, reproduced from Gray's Anatomy 20th US edition which has now lapsed into the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superior_mesenteric_artery#/media/File:Superior_mesenteric_a.gif).

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rID: 54523
Published: 13th Jul 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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