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

Posterior aspects of left kidney

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Kidneys, suprarenal, glands and posterior abdominal vessels, nerves and muscles
Posterior aspects of left kidney
1 . Superior extremity
2 . Posterior surface
3 . Lateral margin
4 . Branches of renal artery and vein which communicated with vessels in fatty capsule of kidney
5 . Renal pelvis (emerging from renal sinus)
6 . Medial margin
7 . Hilus of kidney
8 . Left renal artery (note injected adventitial veins along artery)
9 . Left renal vein
10 . Ureter (cut off and displaced)
11 . Inferior extremity