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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System: Multiple Renal Arteries, Anterior View (of B)

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System

Multiple Renal Arteries, Anterior View (of B)

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


Image of multiple renal arteries

Note the multiple renal arteries; three to each of the two kidneys. In this specimen they arose from the arterial supply to the adrenal gland (ao), aorta (a), and from the median sacral artery (a+).

Illustration A

a

renal artery

c

celiac trunk

cia

common iliac artery

g

gonadal artery and vein

ga

right gonadal artery arises from aorta above renal vein

i

inferior mesenteric artery

K

kidney

s

superior mesenteric artery

t

urinary bladder trigone

u

urinary bladder

v

inferior vena cava

From Bergman, Dissecting room specimen, University of Iowa, College of Medicine, unpublished.

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