Left colic artery

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Vijay et al.

The left colic artery is the first branch of the inferior mesenteric artery.


It ascends retroperitoneally, dividing into two branches:

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic
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rID: 12486
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs, cases
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