Azygos arch valve

Case contributed by Maarten Smits

Presentation

Assessment for fatigue

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

CT venous phase

CT

As an incidental finding in this study there is contrast remaining in the azygos vein, delineating the valve present halfway along the azygos arch. On a first glance, this might be mistaken for a calcified nodule. Note the tricuspid aspect of this venous valve on the coronal image.

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