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An anomalous right gastroepiploic artery arising from the superior mesenteric artery.
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PMID:  10549087     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
During a routine dissection, the right gastroepiploic artery was found to arise from the superior mesenteric artery. The gastroduodenal artery ran in front of the common bile duct and descended along the posterior surface of the head of the pancreas (posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery). The enlarged pancreatic branch arising from the superior mesenteric artery mainly supplied the anterior surface of the head of the pancreas and then continued to become the right gastroepiploic artery. This route seemed to be formed due to the lack of connection between the posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery and the common trunk of the anterior superior pancreaticoduodenal and right gastroepiploic arteries.
H Sakamoto; K Akita; T Sato
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical and radiologic anatomy : SRA     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0930-1038     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Radiol Anat     Publication Date:  1999  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-11-30     Completed Date:  1999-11-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8608029     Medline TA:  Surg Radiol Anat     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Collateral Circulation / physiology
Duodenum / blood supply*
Mesenteric Artery, Superior / abnormalities*
Pancreas / blood supply*

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