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Common trunk of celiac axis and superior mesenteric artery

Case contributed by Emtenan Meer

Presentation

Incidental finding. Renal stones follow-up scan.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

A common origin of the celiac axis and superior mesenteric artery is present.

A wedge fracture of L1 is also noted.

Case Discussion

A common trunk of the celiac axis and superior mesenteric artery is relatively unusual, seen in about 0.7% of the population. It is important for the surgeon to be aware of and should be reported, especially in the pre-operative setting.

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Case information

rID: 69732
Published: 19th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: King Abdulaziz University Hospital

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