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Duodenal Branches of Posterior Superior Pancreaticoduodenal Artery
Cardiovascular System

Duodenal Branches of Posterior Superior Pancreaticoduodenal Artery

Rami duodenales arteriae pancreaticoduodenalis superioris posterioris

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Quick Facts

Origin: Posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery.

Course: Pass to the right into the posterior aspect of the proximal duodenum.

Branches: Unnamed anastomotic branches.

Supplied Structures: Posterior aspect of proximal duodenum.

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Origin

The posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery gives rise to several small duodenal branches.

Course

These small duodenal branches that pass to the right into the posterior aspect of the first and second parts (the superior and descending parts) of the duodenum.

Branches

The duodenal branches of the posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery give off several anastomotic branches.

Supplied Structures

The duodenal branches of the posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery supply the posterior aspect of the first and second parts of the duodenum.

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