Describe the shape and position of the right suprarenal gland
The right suprarenal gland is pyramidal, on the upper pole between the IVC and crus, and contacts the bare area
Describe the shape and position of the left suprarenal gland
The left suprarenal gland is crescenteric in shape, more over the medial border, with the lower pole covered by the pancreas and splenic artery. It lies on the left crus with the left inferior phrenic artery adjacent
What is the blood supply of the suprarenal glands?
Both suprarenal glands receive blood from the ??renal artery, aortic branch and inferior phrenic arteries???
What is the venous drainage of the suprarenal glands?
Usually one vein drains the suprarenal glands; the left to the renal vein and the right to the IVC
What is the innervation of the suprarenal glands?
Parasympathetic. There is no sympathetic supply to the suprarenal glands.