Aberrant renal artery

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Recently detected hypertension. Referred for renal artery stenosis study.

Patient Data

Age: 35-40 years
Gender: Male

Two arteries are noted supplying the left kidney.

The larger calibre and cranially-located artery enters the left renal hilum.

The smaller calibre and caudally-located artery does not enter left renal hilum. It enters the lower pole parenchyma.

Case Discussion

Finding of an aberrant renal artery without Doppler abnormality.

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Case information

rID: 30493
Published: 14th Aug 2014
Last edited: 26th Sep 2017
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