Variant hepatic arterial anatomy

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

The common hepatic artery arises directly from the aorta rather than as a branch of the celiac trunk. 

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The common hepatic artery (red arrows) arises directly from the aorta rather than as a branch of the celiac trunk. 

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Case information

rID: 20429
Published: 19th Nov 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included