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Mesenteric Artery, Superior MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mesenteric Artery, Superior
Tree Number(s)
A07.015.114.565.755
Unique ID
D017538
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017538
Annotation
disease is usually MESENTERIC VASCULAR OCCLUSION but coord IM with MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR (NIM); embolism or thrombosis: coord NIM with MESENTERIC VASCULAR OCCLUSION (IM) + EMBOLISM or THROMBOSIS (IM); duodenal compression by this artery = SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY SYNDROME
Scope Note
A large vessel supplying the whole length of the small intestine except the superior part of the duodenum. It also supplies the cecum and the ascending part of the colon and about half the transverse part of the colon. It arises from the anterior surface of the aorta below the celiac artery at the level of the first lumbar vertebra.
Previous Indexing
Mesenteric Arteries (1966-1992)
See Also
Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2018/07/01
Mesenteric Artery, Superior Preferred
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