Bilateral variant testicular arteries with double renal arteries

Sarita Sylvia, Sridhar Varma Kakarlapudi, Venkata Ramana Vollala, Bhagath Kumar Potu, Raghu Jetti, Srinivasa Rao Bolla, Mohandas Rao, Narendra Pamidi

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Background: The testicular arteries normally arise from the abdominal aorta. There are reports about the variant origin of these arteries. Accessory renal arteries are also a common finding but their providing origin to testicular arteries is an important observation. The variations described here are unique and provide significant information to surgeons dissecting the abdominal cavity. Case presentation: During routine dissection classes of abdominal region of a 60-year-old male cadaver, we observed bilateral variant testicular arteries and double renal arteries. Conclusion: Awareness of variations of the testicular arteries such as those presented here becomes important during surgical procedures like varicocele and undescended testes.

Original languageEnglish
Article number114
JournalCases Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 17-08-2009

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  • Medicine(all)


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