Asymptomatic bilateral ureteropelvic junction obstruction due to supernumerary renal arteries.

@article{Shoja2008AsymptomaticBU,
  title={Asymptomatic bilateral ureteropelvic junction obstruction due to supernumerary renal arteries.},
  author={Mohammadali M Shoja and R Shane Tubbs and Abolhassan B. Shakeri and Mohammed Reza Ardalan and Babak Rahimi-Ardabili and Kamyar Ghabili},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={806-8}
}
A supernumerary renal artery is a common arterial variation, which warrants considerations in a variety of urologic and retroperitoneal operations. Supernumerary renal arteries can be associated with other uro-vascular variations and anomalies such as duplicated renal veins and ureters, aberrant origin of the gonadal arteries, persistence of fetal renal lobulation, and kidney malrotation. The role of crossing supernumerary renal arteries in ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) is… CONTINUE READING