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What blood vessel supplies the head of the pancreas, the duodenum and the stomach?

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
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In brief: Branches-abdom.aorta

Coeliac artery is the brach from front of abdominal aorta beginning at t12, L1 spine level and its 3 branches -left gastric artery, common hepatic artery and spenic artery give the main arterial supply as branches to pancreas, duodenum and stomach -major part.
Part of the duodenum , stomach and pancreas are also supplied by superior mesenteric artery , which is a separate branch of abdominal aorta.

In brief: Branches-abdom.aorta

Coeliac artery is the brach from front of abdominal aorta beginning at t12, L1 spine level and its 3 branches -left gastric artery, common hepatic artery and spenic artery give the main arterial supply as branches to pancreas, duodenum and stomach -major part.
Part of the duodenum , stomach and pancreas are also supplied by superior mesenteric artery , which is a separate branch of abdominal aorta.
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