Middle colic artery

Last revised by Mohamed Saber on 1 Dec 2020

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

Course

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

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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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