STUDY OF VERMIFORM APPENDIX WITH ITS ARTERIAL SUPPLY IN GUNTUR DISTRICT, ANDHRA PRADESH - A FETAL SPECIMEN STUDY
English

Surya Kumari N, Srinivas CH
2015 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
AIM: To study the variations in anatomical aspects of vermiform appendix with regard to the structure, position, size and shape with an additional emphasis on pattern of vascular supply to it. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Study was carried out on 62 aborted human fetuses of different gestational age of both sexes. The specimens were preserved and dissected in standard way and position, structure and vascular patterns were studied in detail. RESULTS: Study showed that position of appendix was
more » ... l in 29.51% of the specimens and pelvic in 24.59%. In 96.72% specimens we found that appendicular artery was arising from inferior division of ileocolic artery, 3.27% it is found to be arising as branch of ileal artery. In one specimen vermiform appendix was absent. CONCLUSION: Our observations showed significant variations in the position of appendix in the fetal specimens and rest of the study is almost in consistent with existing literature with few differences.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2015/1807 fatcat:bzszif7bkzdg5a4wndftwnebai