Accessory Right Renal Vein Draining into Inferior Vena Cava

Kumar, Naveen and Swamy, RS and Patil, Jyothsna and Nayak, Satheesha B and Shetty, Surekha D and Aithal, A (2014) Accessory Right Renal Vein Draining into Inferior Vena Cava. A Case Reports, 3 (5). pp. 1-2.

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Abstract

Introduction The variations of the renal veins are not as common as arteries. Reports on presence of renal arterial abnormalities predominates the venous abnormalities. Hence venous variations go unnoticed. Thus here we report a case of right accessory renal vein.Case report We report here a case of accessory right renal vein arising from the hilum of the right kidney, inferior to the main renal vein and draining into the inferior venacava at its posterior aspect at about 1.5cm below the level of termination of the main renal vein. Conclusion Detailed knowledge of the anatomy and anomalies of renal veins is necessary for retroperitoneal surgery and venographic procedures in addition to providing safety guidelines for endovascular procedures.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > MMMC Manipal > Anatomy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2014 11:40
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2014 11:40
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140854

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