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Duplication of the inferior vena cava

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Incidental finding

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Duplicated left sided IVC is seen as a continuation of left common iliac vein, crossing anterior to aorta at the level of renal vein to join the right sided vena cava.

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent with duplication of inferior vena cava, a relatively rare vascular anomaly.

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Case information

rID: 21019
Published: 29th Dec 2012
Last edited: 19th Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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