Perinephric bridging septa

Case contributed by Dr Ayla Al Kabbani
Diagram

Three types of bridging septa have been described:

  • reno-renal: fibers running parallel to the renal capsule and attaching back onto the kidney
  • reno-fascial: septa connecting the capsule to the adjacent anterior or posterior renal fasciae
  • interconnecting fascia: connecting the anterior and posterior layers of the perinephric fascia

Case Discussion

Author: University Hospital Geelong, Bellarine Street, 3220 Geelong, Australia.

Original file: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5265200/#

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Case information

rID: 66760
Published: 11th Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Damascus University - Faculty of Medicine

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