Replaced right hepatic artery

Case contributed by Dr Donna D'Souza
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Replaced right hepatic artery (RHA) arising from the superior mesenteric artery (SMA).

Case Discussion

The right hepatic artery arises from the superior mesenteric artery (SMA), also referred to as "replaced to the SMA", in 9 to 15% of the population. It is the most common variant in hepatic arterial anatomy.

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Case Information

rID: 5180
Case created: 15th Dec 2008
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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