lumbar artery


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lumbar artery

[′ləm‚bär ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Any of the four or five pairs of branches of the abdominal aorta opposite the lumbar region of the spine; supplies blood to loin muscles, skin on the sides of the abdomen, and the spinal cord.
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To conclude, urologists should be aware of lumbar artery injury complicating renal surgery in the immediate postoperative period.
Spontaneous ruptured lumbar artery in a chronic renal failure patient.
2 and 3), TAE of a renal angiomyolipoma (n=1), lower extremity arteriogram (n=1), TAE of presacral sarcomatoid carcinoma (n=1), TAE of pelvic malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (n=1), TAE of a pelvic arteriovenous malformation (n=1), intercostal artery arteriogram (n=1), lumbar artery arteriogram (n=1), and iliac artery arteriogram (n=1) (Fig.
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. Case I (Fig.