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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 22, No. 6, 2015, pp. 67-70
Bioline Code: mj15076
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 22, No. 6, 2015, pp. 67-70

 en Urogenital Vascular Anomalies with Bilateral Kinking of Ureter: A Case Report
Tadipi, Suresh; Sadashiv, Roshni; M, Sangeeta & Pimid, Maegyvear


Variations in the urogenital vascular anomalies in the abdomen are very common. However, they warrant attention due to their importance in operative, diagnostic, and endovascular procedures. During routine dissection of abdomen in a male cadaver, unique urogenital vascular anomalies were observed. On the right side, the right renal artery was found to be originated from the abdominal aorta at the level of L2 and divided into five branches; the right testicular artery and inferior suprarenal artery originated from the lower branch. We also observed, accessory renal artery arising from abdominal aorta at the level of L3 and double renal veins on right side. On the left side, we found left renal artery originating from the abdominal aorta at the level of L2 and divided into two branches. Double testicular (medial and lateral) arteries were also observed. In addition to these vascular variations, bilateral kinking of ureter at the pelviureteric junction was also observed. Although the variations in the origin of urogenital vessels in the abdomen are common, deeper understanding of the urogenital vascular variations and their relations to adjacent structures is significant during surgical and radiological procedures.

renal artery; accessory; testicular; artery; renal veins; ureter

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