Items tagged “azygos vein”
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The azygos vein is a unilateral vessel that ascends in the thorax to the right side of the vertebral column, carrying deoxygenated blood from the posterior chest and abdominal walls. It forms part of the azygos venous system. Gross anatomy Origin The azygos vein is formed by the union of the...
Azygos continuation of the inferior vena cava
Published 07 Jul 2011
Bronchitis + azygos vein impression
Published 17 Mar 2012
Published 21 Mar 2012