AORTIC PLEXUS (intemesenteric plexus)

 

DESCRIPTION: This plexus lies  on the sides and front of the abdominal aorta and between the inferior and superior mesenteric arteries. It contains 4-12 intermesenteric nerves.It interconnects above with celiac plexus, celiac ganglion aorticorenal ganglia and below with superior hypogastric plexus. It is formed by contributions from the following sources

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Celiac plexus.

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Celiac ganglia

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1st lumbar splanchnic nerve

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2nd lumbar splanchnic nerve.

BRANCHES:

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It gives rise to the following plexuses- inferior mesenteric, testicular, superior hypogastric and iliac plexuses.

FIBER TYPES:

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GVA fibers

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GVE fibers

ROOT: Sympathetic trunk

 

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