Randall R. De Martino R. R. De Martino, MD, MS (*) . marginal artery of Drummond is formed by the arterial network from the ileocolic to the superior rectal. Griffiths’ point is defined as the site of (a) communication of the ascending left colic artery with the marginal artery of Drummond, and (b) anastomotic bridging. English Translation, Synonyms, Definitions and Usage Examples of Spanish Word ‘arteria marginal del colon’.

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Colonic blood supply Marginal artery is 9. Inferior epigastric Corona mortis Deep circumflex iliac Femoral see arteries of lower limbs.

Inferior mesenteric artery

All these arterial branches further divide into arcades which then supply the colon at regular intervals. This arcade is considered a normal structure, although may be absent in some people.

This artery is found low in the mesentery, near the root. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Left colic Marginal Sigmoid Superior rectal.

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The terminal branches of SMA ileocolic, right colic, middle colic and inferior mesenteric artery left colic, sigmoid which supply the colon are linked together by a continuous arterial circle or arcade along the mesenteric border, known as the marginal artery of Drummond. Related Radiopaedia articles Anatomy: Retrieved from ” https: Sigmoid colon and rectumshowing distribution of branches of inferior mesenteric artery and their anastomoses.

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Individuals with absence of dependable anastomoses at Griffiths’ point at the splenic flexure may be particularly vulnerable to low perfusion states and develop the syndrome of ischemic colitis. Arcuate Vaginal branches Ovarian branches Tubal branches Spiral. Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for arteries and inguinal canal.

Proximally, its territory of distribution overlaps forms a watershed with the middle colic arteryand therefore the superior mesenteric artery. Left colic Marginal Sigmoid Superior rectal. Courses anteroinferiorly, behind the neck of the pancreas and splenic veincrossing anterior to the left renal vein. Superior vesical artery Umbilical artery Medial umbilical ligament to ductus deferens.

Posterior abdominal wall, after removal of the peritoneum, showing kidneys, suprarenal capsules, and great vessels. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Superior vesical artery Umbilical artery Medial umbilical ligament to ductus deferens. Anatomical terminology [ edit on Wikidata ].

Proper hepatic cystic Right gastric Gastroduodenal right gastroepiploic superior pancreaticoduodenal supraduodenal. Log in Sign up.

Inferior epigastric Corona mortis Deep circumflex iliac Femoral see arteries of lower limbs. The territory of distribution of the IMA is more or less equivalent to the embryonic hindgut.

In human anatomythe inferior mesenteric arteryoften abbreviated as IMAis the third main branch of the abdominal aorta and arises at the level of L3supplying the large intestine from the left colic or splenic flexure to the upper part of the rectumwhich includes the descending colonthe sigmoid colon dde, and part of the rectum. Human margonal of six weeks.

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Some anatomists believe the ileocolic artery is the terminal portion of the SMA margjnal that what many consider the terminal SMA is the last of the ileal branches. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Marginal artery of the colon

In human anatomy, drunmond marginal artery of the colonalso known as the marginal artery of Drummond and artery of Drummond is an artery that connects the inferior mesenteric artery with the superior mesenteric artery.

This critical point is of significance in occlusive vascular impairment of the left colon, both in spontaneous instances and following surgical ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery, and in “nonocclusive” ischemic colitis.

About Blog Go ad-free. Wikipedia articles with TA98 identifiers. Views Read Edit View history. The artery is named after Martinal David Drummondan English physician. Proper hepatic cystic Right gastric Gastroduodenal right gastroepiploic superior pancreaticoduodenal supraduodenal. The inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery also supplies the head of the pancreas. Celiac Left gastric Esophageal branches. The SMA is the artery to the midgut.