CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2014; 04(01): 126-128
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703749
Case Report

RETRO-AORTIC LEFT RENAL VEIN WITH DOUBLE LEFT RENAL ARTERY: A CASE REPORT

Vishal K.
1  Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, INDIA
,
Vinay K. V.
2  Assistant Professors, Department of Anatomy, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, INDIA
,
Remya K.
3  Lecturer, Department of Anatomy, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, INDIA
,
Swathi› Author Affiliations

Abstract:

The kidneys are the excretory organs. The kidneys are supplied by right and left renal arteries at the level of second lumbar vertebrae. They are drained by right and left renal vein which runs anterior to renal arteries.

During routine dissection of an adult male cadaver in the department of Anatomy, we observed an unusual variation in the blood vessels supplying left kidney.

These variations are due to persistence of embryonic vessels.

Though variations in the renal vessels are common, proper knowledge of variations is essential not only to the anatomists but also for the clinicians and to perform surgical and radiological procedures more safely and efficiently.



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Publication Date:
24 April 2020 (online)

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