Arterial glomerulus at the hilum of the right kidney and the abnormal course of the right testicular artery

A case report

Badagabettu Satheesha Nayak, Naveen Kumar, Srinivasa Rao Sirasanagandla, Regunathan Deepthinath

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Abstract

Variations in the origin of arteries in the abdomen are very common. With the invention of new operative techniques within the abdomen cavity, the anatomy of abdominal vessels has assumed a great deal of clinical importance. We report here a rare case of formation of an "arterial glomerulus" at the hilum of the right kidney by the branches of right renal artery. There were 2 renal veins; a superficial and a deep. The deep vein had a peculiar course through the arterial glomerulus. The right testicular vein drained into the deep renal vein. We also observed a variant origin and course of right testicular artery. Prior knowledge of unusual branching pattern of renal vessels is necessary in the surgical interventions which require hilar dissection. Similarly, abnormal origin or course of testicular artery becomes apparent during surgical procedures like varicocele and undescended testes. Therefore, knowledge of such an anomaly in the testicular artery helps to avoid iatrogenic injuries during radiological or surgical procedures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)414-417
Number of pages4
JournalActa Medica Iranica
Volume52
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Arteries
Kidney
Renal Veins
Abdomen
Veins
Varicocele
Cryptorchidism
Abdominal Cavity
Renal Artery
Dissection
Anatomy
Wounds and Injuries

Keywords

  • Arterial glomerulus
  • Renal artery
  • Renal vein
  • Testicular artery
  • Varicocele

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  • Medicine(all)

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Arterial glomerulus at the hilum of the right kidney and the abnormal course of the right testicular artery : A case report. / Nayak, Badagabettu Satheesha; Kumar, Naveen; Sirasanagandla, Srinivasa Rao; Deepthinath, Regunathan.

In: Acta Medica Iranica, Vol. 52, No. 5, 2014, p. 414-417.

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Nayak, Badagabettu Satheesha ; Kumar, Naveen ; Sirasanagandla, Srinivasa Rao ; Deepthinath, Regunathan. / Arterial glomerulus at the hilum of the right kidney and the abnormal course of the right testicular artery : A case report. In: Acta Medica Iranica. 2014 ; Vol. 52, No. 5. pp. 414-417.
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