Azygos continuation of the inferior vena cava

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

Presentation

Follow up colonic neoplasia.

Patient Data

Age: 76
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Agenesis of the prehepatic portion of the inferior vena cava with collateral flow along the azygos and hemiazygos system, which is tortuous and increased in size. The hepatic veins flow into directly into the right atrium. An aberrant right subclavian vein has been partially imaged. 

Modality: Annotated image

Labelled oblique reconstruction. 

Case Discussion

Case courtesy dr.ssa Sara Zanzani.

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Case Information

rID: 47755
Case created: 1st Sep 2016
Last edited: 2nd Sep 2016
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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