Celiacomesenteric trunk

Case contributed by Prashant Kandel


Patient presented for assessment of DJ stent in situ and hydronephrosis status.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

There is a common origin of the celiac trunk and superior mesenteric artery from the anterior part of the abdominal aorta corresponding at the level of the upper endplate of L1 vertebra.

Additional findings include bilateral nephrolithiasis, left pelviureteric junction calculi leading to moderate hydronephrosis and double-J stent in situ on the left side.

Case Discussion

Celiacomesenteric trunk is a normal anatomic variant though rare. There can be different types of it. This case is of a classic type of celiacomesenteric trunk.

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