Coexistence of a rare type of ectopic kidney with atypical renal vasculature

Anna Waśniewska, Piotr Bukowski, Rafał Szymański, Andrzej Januszewicz, Łukasz Olewnik
2020 Anatomical Science International  
Knowledge of anatomical anomalies is significant for all specialists in clinical practice and may prevent serious complications following medical procedures. This report presents the rare crossed fused renal ectopia (CFRE) with atypical renal vasculature in cadaver of a 68-year-old man. The ectopic kidney was located on right side with four renal veins, three renal arteries, two ureters, where one of them is double. The embryological background, as well as the potential clinical significance of
more » ... this morphological variation, is discussed. An interventional radiological and surgical procedure should be appropriately implemented to treat anomalies of vessels and CFRE.
doi:10.1007/s12565-020-00584-6 pmid:33141422 fatcat:htwjwclur5hzfczkvlzdag366u