Thoracic Origin of Single Right Renal Artery: Some Interesting Facets

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid

Abstract

Two cases of thoracic origin of the right renal artery, arising from the level of D11 vertebrae detected on an incidental computed tomography examination are reported. A brief review of embryology is presented. Simultaneous variation of the origin of the right inferior phrenic artery is highlighted as a unique feature of our cases. The importance of this relatively uncommon anomaly in the clinical context is discussed.

    loading  Loading Related Articles