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: 02 May 2016 Journal: Journal of Medical Sciences, volume 36, issue 2, pages 75-77 (issn: 1011-4564, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
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: Bifid testicular artery, renal artery, renal vein, renal hilum, abdominal aorta, General Medicine, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid, lcsh:RC86-88.9, Renal artery, medicine.artery, medicine, Radiology, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Abdominal aorta, Renal vein, Renal hilum, medicine.anatomical_structure, Dissection, Testicular vein, medicine.vein, Pelvic cavity, Anatomy, Testicular artery
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