The left colic artery is one of the major branches of the IMA.
This artery branches into the ascending and descending branches:
- Ascending branch connects/anastomoses with the middle colic artery.
- Descending branch connects/anastomoses with the superior sigmoid artery.
This artery perfuses the descending colon.
CAUSES OF INJURY
CLINICAL PRESENTATION OF INJURY
This artery runs just in front of the posts major muscle.
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