Type of Article:  Case Report

Volume 5; Issue 4.1 (October 2017)

Page No.: 4460-4462

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2017.373


José Aderval Aragão 1, Rosely Mota Santos 2, Felipe Matheus Sant’Anna Aragão 3, Iapunira Catarina Sant’Anna Aragão 3, Higor Dantas Gonçalves Carvalho 4, Ícaro Quintela Matos 4, Francisco Prado Reis 5.

*1 Associate Professor, Department of Morphology and the Postgraduate Applied Health Science Programs, Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), and Titular Professor of the Medical School, Tiradentes University (UNIT), Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil.

2 Nursing student at the Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil.

3 Medical Student, University Center of Volta Redonda (UNIFOA), Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

4 Medical student at the Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil.

5 Titular Professor, Medical School of Tiradentes University (UNIT), Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil.

Address for Correspondence: Dr. José Aderval Aragão, Associate Professor, Rua Aloisio Campos 500, Bairro Atalaia, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil. CEP: 49035-020 Tel: +55-79–99191-6767  E-Mail: jaafelipe@infonet.com.br


Context: With the increase of the renal transplants and the new technologies advances in the vascular reconstructions as well as in the image methods, the knowledge of the renal vessels’ anatomical variations has been considered of great importance to Medicine.

Objective: To report a case of triple renal arteries to the left and double renal veins to the right.

Case report: In a male human cadaver, with apparent age of 50 years old, was found multiplicity of renal vessels, triple renal arteries to the left and double renal veins to the right. The renal arteries originated on the lateral face of the abdominal aorta, the superior one being of oblique downward direction and the medium and inferior ones being of oblique upward direction. The veins, in other hand, drained to the inferior vena cava, the superior came from the lateral face and the inferior from the posterolateral face of the vena cava.

Conclusion: Anatomical variations of the renal vessels remain as an important knowledge for the practical exercise of the interventional medicine, with significance to surgery and medical imaging.

KEY WORDS: Renal Vessels, Multiplicity of renal vessels, Triple renal arteries, Double renal veins, Interventional medicine.


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Cite this article: José Aderval Aragão, Rosely Mota Santos, Felipe Matheus Sant’Anna Aragão, Iapunira Catarina Sant’Anna Aragão, Higor Dantas Gonçalves Carvalho, Ícaro Quintela Matos, Francisco Prado Reis. MULTIPLE RENAL VESSELS: A CASE REPORT. Int J Anat Res 2017;5(4.1):4460-4462. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2017.373