Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
156 Doctors are Online

Does a blood vessel project out from the bottom of the spleen and wrap around the spinal cord?

User rating for this question
Answered by

Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 2254 Questions
Dr. is my question. Though I'm aware the spleen is composed of blood vessels, and there is a splenic artery that runs from spleen to liver, is there any blood vessel that projects out from the bottom of the spleen and wraps around the spinal cord? End of question. Thank you. XXXX
Posted Sat, 11 Jan 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Benard Shehu 5 hours later
Brief Answer: Please refer to the following answer. Detailed Answer: Hi XXXXXXX The blood supply to the spleen is composed of : - splenic artery - splenic vein - splenic trabeculae The direct splenic artery or vein do not project out from the bottom of the spleen. There are other blood vessels branches coming from abdominal aorta and vena porta that has such projections. All the best! Dr. Benard
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Doctor Now

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor