Superior mesenteric CT angiogram  
 

This is a thick coronal image from a CT angiogram. The CT data has been reconstructed in a thick coronal section to show the distribution and branching pattern of the proximal SMA. Note the important relationship between the left renal vein and the SMA.

 
 

Identify the following:

1. superior mesenteric artery

2. left kidney

3. left renal vein

4. left renal artery

5. jejunal and ileal branches

Click here to see a lateral CTA view of the abdominal aorta.

 
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