Gastrosplenic ligament

Last revised by Dr Roland Zac White on 11 Oct 2020

The gastrosplenic ligament is a peritoneal ligament which is formed by ventral part of the dorsal mesentery.

Gross anatomy

The gastrosplenic ligament extends from the greater curvature of the stomach to the hilum of the spleen

It contains

Related anatomy

During portal or splenic vein thrombosis, the collateral circulation establishes at various sites, the gastrosplenic ligament is one of those sites. 

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