Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Kidneys, suprarenal glands and posterior abdominal vessels, nerves and muscles

Kidneys and suprarenal glands dissected in situ, general view

Image #149-7

KEYWORDS: Adrenal gland, Kidney, Muscles and tendons, Peripheral nervous system, Vasculature, Overview.

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Kidneys, suprarenal glands and posterior abdominal vessels, nerves and muscles
Kidneys and suprarenal glands dissected in situ, general view
The right kidney has been dissected from its anterior surface to demonstrate the distribution of renal blood vessels. The left kidney has been sectioned longitudinally to display the vessels and the renal pelvis with its major and minor calyces. The central area of each suprarenal gland has been resected to expose the tributaries of the suprarenal veins.
1 . Inferior vena cava (cut off)
2 . Diaphragm
3 . Right inferior phrenic artery
4 . Right suprarenal gland (dissected)
5 . Upper pointer: Celiac trunk Lower pointer: Superior mesenteric artery
6 . Right kidney (dissected)
7 . Right renal artery and vein
8 . Lumbar lymph node
9 . Transversus abdominis muscle (covered by transversalis fascia)
10 . Ureter
11 . Anterior longitudinal ligament
12 . Inferior vena cava (cut off)
13 . Common iliac artery
14 . Sigmoid colon (cut off)
15 . External iliac artery
16 . Esophagus (cut off)
17 . Left suprarenal gland (dissected)
18 . Celiac ganglion
19 . Left kidney (sectioned)
20 . Left renal artery and vein
21 . Renal pelvis
22 . Abdominal aorta
23 . Aortic plexus
24 . Inferior mesenteric ganglion
25 . Left ureter
26 . Inferior mesenteric artery
27 . Psoas major muscle (covered by psoas fascia)
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