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Ultrasound Division


ULTRA SONOGRAPHY FILE
GYN & OBG

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NORMAL RENAL ARTERY IN 32 WEEKS FETUS.


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Transverse Section

Longitudinal Section

Transverse Section - Renal Artery

Longitudinal Section - Renal Artery

Finding : Transverse & longitudinal sections of fetal abdomen at renal level shows aorta with renal artery branch which is entering renal hilum.

Significance
: 25% of population have two renal arteries. In such case, these  people (kidneys) are not useful for donation of kidney transplantation.



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