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Left sided superior vena cava

Case contributed by P Wojnik
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Pacemaker implantation failure.

Patient Data

Age: 64
Gender: Male

Left sided superior vena cava is noted. 

Case Discussion

The vast majority of cases are asymptomatic and the presence of the vessel is only identified incidentally during CT scanning of the chest, or as a result of line placement.

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