Absent infrarenal inferior vena cava

Case contributed by Dr. Salman Mirza

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Blunt abdominal trauma

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Absent infrarenal inferior vena cava with ectatic pelvic veins draining through the lumbar, hemiazygos and azygos veins.

Case Discussion

Absent infrarenal IVC is an extremely rare anomaly. This was an incidental finding in this patient although young patients may present with symptoms of lower extremity venous insufficiency or idiopathic deep venous thrombosis,

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Case information

rID: 75804
Published: 9th Apr 2020
Last edited: 9th Apr 2020
System: Vascular
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