Gastrosplenic ligament

The gastrosplenic ligament is a peritoneal ligament which is formed by ventral part of dorsal mesentery.

Gross anatomy

The gastrosplenic ligament extends from the greater curvature of the stomach to the hilum of the spleen. It contains the short gastric arteries.

Related anatomy

During portal or splenic vein thrombosis, the collateral circulation establishes at various sites, the gastrosplenic ligament is one of those sites. 

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic
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rID: 31270
Section: Anatomy
Tag: pm, refs, cases
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