Renal plexus

Last revised by Craig Hacking on 19 Oct 2022

The renal plexus (plural: plexuses) is an autonomic nerve plexus and ganglia located in the upper abdomen and is a lateral perivascular extension of the aorticorenal plexus.

Summary

  • location: bilateral plexuses and ganglia lie on the renal arteries lateral to the aorticorenal plexuses

  • origin:

  • branches and supply: gives origin to a complex network of small branches which follow the renal artery branches into the kidney

  • relations: those of the proximal renal arteries

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