SRQ: simple recall MCQ for FMGE/MCI screening 002
Published on Sept. 15, 2021, 12:25 p.m.

Q: All of the following viscera are supplied by a branch derived from the internal iliac artery except

a.            The rectum

b.            The testis

c.             The urinary bladder

d.            The cervix of the uterus

 

Answer : B. The testis is supplied by the testicular artery, which is a branch of the abdominal aorta. The cervix and the body of the uterus below the fundus are supplied by the uterine artery, which is a branch of the internal iliac artery. The rectum and anal canal are supplied by the superior rectal artery, which is the direct continuation of the inferior mesenteric artery, and by the middle rectal artery, which is a branch of the internal iliac artery. The anal canal is also supplied by the inferior rectal artery, which is a branch derived from the internal iliac artery. The upper part of the urinary bladder is supplied by the superior vesical artery, which is a branch of the internal iliac artery, The lower part of the urinary bladder is supplied by the inferior vesical artery in the male and the vaginal artery in the female; each of these arteries is a branch of the internal iliac artery.