Duplication of the inferior vena cava

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Rafael Ovalle


Abdominal pain. Referring physician suspects kidney stone.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

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

A punctate nonobstructing left renal stone is also noted.

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Case information

rID: 33459
Published: 3rd Mar 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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