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HINDGUT BLOOD SUPPLY-IMA BRANCHES

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HINDGUT BLOOD SUPPLY-IMA BRANCHES

INFERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY (IMA) BRANCHES
6. Left colic a. – passes to the left splenic flexure, lying in the floor of the left infracolic compartment. Subdivides into ascending and descending branches. Branches anastamose with the middle colic a.
7. Sigmoid a. – 3-4 branches which pass in the sigmoid mesocolon to supply the sigmoid colon.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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