publication . Article . 2016

A unique case of bifid left testicular artery having its anomalous high origin from renal artery

Ashwini P Aithal; Naveen Kumar; S. Swamy Ravindra; Jyothsna Patil;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Journal of Medical Sciences, volume 36, page 75 (issn: 1011-4564, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
Abstract
The testicular arteries are known to originate from the ventrolateral aspect of the abdominal aorta and descend obliquely to the pelvic cavity and supply the testis. An anatomical description of an uncommon variation of the left testicular artery is presented in this case report, highlighting its clinical implications. During routine dissection of a male cadaver, we found that the left testicular artery was bifid and it was arising from the left renal artery. After its origin, it then coursed behind the left renal vein, passed between the left testicular vein and left ureter and at the lower pole of the left kidney, this bifid testicular artery joined to form a ...
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Medical Subject Headings: urologic and male genital diseasesendocrine systemurogenital systemendocrine system diseases
free text keywords: General Medicine, Bifid testicular artery, Renal hilum, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Testicular vein, medicine.vein, Testicular artery, medicine.artery, Dissection, Radiology, medicine.medical_specialty, Abdominal aorta, business.industry, business, Anatomy, Pelvic cavity, Renal vein, Renal artery, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid, lcsh:RC86-88.9
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