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Colon blood supply

Colon blood supply

– It is important to understand the anatomy of the blood supply to the colon.

– Lymph nodes are arranged along the blood vessels supplying the colon.

Superior mesenteric arteries

Inferior mesenteric arteries

Internal iliac artery

Middle colic artery

Right colic artery

Ileocolic arteries

Marginal artery

 

 

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The superior mesenteric system is show in red, the inferior in green.

Source: http://surgstudent.org/lectures/colorectalca/node59.html

Superior Mesenteric Artery – Anatomy Tutorial

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