Inferior mesenteric artery (Gray's illustration)

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking



Anatomy of the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA).

Case Discussion

Anatomy of the inferior mesenteric artery with the sigmoid colon retracted superiorly.

Original diagram, reproduced from Gray's Anatomy 20th US edition which has now lapsed into the public domain (

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rID: 54525
Case created: 13th Jul 2017
Last edited: 18th Aug 2017
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