Accessory renal artery: A case report and literature review

  • Mohammed Abdelsalam Abdelmotalab International University of Africa
  • Whbat A.M. Ahmed Anatomy Department, Faculty of Medicine, International University of Africa, Sudan


Introduction: Variations of renal arteries were most frequent anatomical variation. Moreover, they have clinical implications in surgery and radiology. Case report: During the dissection of approximately 50 year old male cadaver abdomen for undergraduate student, a unilateral right accessory renal artery was observed arising from the lateral side of the abdominal aorta below the origin of the right main renal artery. Conclusion: Knowledge of accessory renal arteries has great importance in the field of surgery, radiology and renal transplantation


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ABDELMOTALAB, Mohammed Abdelsalam; AHMED, Whbat A.M.. Accessory renal artery: A case report and literature review. Gezira Journal of Health Sciences, [S.l.], v. 17, n. 1, p. 73-78, feb. 2022. ISSN 1810-5386. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 04 dec. 2022.