Variant anatomy of the coeliac trunk

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Incidental finding on CT angiography of the splanchnic vessels.

Patient Data

Age: 40-year-old
Gender: Male

The Splenic artery arises from the superior mesenteric artery.

The hepatic and left gastric arteries arise separately from the abdominal aorta. 

The left common carotid artery arises from the brachiocephalic artery (Bovine arch)

Case Discussion

The Splenic artery arises from the superior mesenteric artery.

The hepatic and left gastric arteries arise separately from the abdominal aorta. 

The left common carotid artery arises from the brachiocephalic artery (Bovine arch)

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Case information

rID: 38430
Case created: 19th Jul 2015
Last edited: 29th Nov 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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