celiac artery

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Synonyms for celiac artery

an artery that originates from the abdominal aorta just below the diaphragm and branches into the left gastric artery and the common hepatic artery and the splenic artery

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An urgent Computerized Tomographic angiogram through coeliac axis was done which demonstrated a 17 mm splenic artery pseudo-aneurysm abducting the pancreatic tail (Figure-1).
Collateral arterial pathways to the liver after ligation of the hepatic artery and removal of the coeliac axis.
A computed tomography scan was performed and revealed coeliac axis thrombosis and splenic infarction.
Findings at laparotomy included a distended and oedematous gallbladder, a small amount of free fluid in the sub-hepatic region, and many enlarged, 'cheesy' lymph nodes with multiple abscesses in the hepatic pedicle, around the coeliac axis and in the mesentery of the terminal ileum.