Middle colic artery

Dr Mohamed Saber and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The middle colic artery is a branch of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and supplies the marginal artery.


The middle colic artery passes in the layers of the transverse mesocolon to the transverse colon and divides into right and left branches

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Article information

rID: 26761
Section: Anatomy
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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: SMA (Gray's illustration)
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  • Case 1: normal middle colic artery angiogram
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  • Case 2: normal superior mesenteric artery and its branches- CT angiography
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