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A rare combination of vascular variations of both kidneys

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Bilateral variations of renal vessels were encountered during the dissection of a 54-year-old male cadaver. There were triple renal arteries bilaterally, double renal veins on the right, and an unusual formation of renal vein on the left side. A bilateral occurrence of triple renal arteries has not been encountered in the literature, so does an incidence. Additional renal vessels have the potential to cause clinical complications such as hydronephrosis. Their existence has utmost importance in surgical and radiological interventions and radiological examinations.

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Uzmansel, D., Ozturk, N.C., Kara, A. et al. A rare combination of vascular variations of both kidneys. Surg Radiol Anat 36, 195–198 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00276-013-1134-0

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