Azygos continuation of the inferior vena cava

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


Follow up colonic neoplasia.

Patient Data

Age: 76
Gender: Female

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. 

Annotated image

Labeled oblique reconstruction. 

Case Discussion

Case courtesy dr.ssa Sara Zanzani.

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Case information

rID: 47755
Published: 1st Sep 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded