lumbar artery

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Synonyms for lumbar artery

one of four or five pairs of arteries that originate in the abdominal aorta and supply the lumbar vertebrae and the back muscles and abdominal wall

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When blood gases confirmed significant acute anaemia an urgent CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis was requested, revealing a significant left retroperitoneal haematoma secondary to the rupture of a lumbar artery at the level of L3 (Fig.
After lumbar artery embolization, and once the bleeding was stopped, the patient was transferred back to the ICU in a critical situation with haemodynamic instability and onset after a few hours of myoclonus and oligoanuric renal failure.
He underwent selective embolization of bilateral internal iliac arteries, right inferior epigastric artery, and the left L4 lumbar artery.
We are reporting two cases in which a lumbar vein had an unusual course and termination on the left side and in one of these cases, was accompanied by a lumbar artery.
The left lumbar artery was a branch of the abdominal aorta arising at the level of superior mesenteric branch (corresponding to the level of first lumbar vertebra).