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Case 10522

Persistent left superior vena cava: MR evaluation

Author(s)
Sperandio Massimiliano, Da Ros Valerio, Nano Giovanni, Ricci Aurora, Cama Valentina, Simonetti Giovanni

Via f. Corridoni 31
00046 Grottaferrata, Italy
Email:valeriodaros@hotmail.com
 
Patient
female, 72 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    MR study
     

    Cine MR images on 4-chamber show PLSVC and its course in the para-aortic left retrocardiaca

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Cine MR images on 4-chamber show PLSVC and its course in the para-aortic left retrocardiaca

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Cine MR images on 4-chamber show PLSVC and its course in the para-aortic left retrocardiaca

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MR study

    Balanced image, in sagittal view, shows the presence of the PLSVC descending on the left side of the mediastinum and the absence of the superior right vena cava

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MR with 3D reconstructions
     

    The image shows the absence of the superior right vena cava and the presence of PLSVC, anterior view

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    The image shows the absence of the superior right vena cava and the presence of PLSVC, posterior view

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Cine MR images on 4-chamber show PLSVC and its course in the para-aortic left retrocardiaca
 
Cine MR images on 4-chamber show PLSVC and its course in the para-aortic left retrocardiaca
 
Cine MR images on 4-chamber show PLSVC and its course in the para-aortic left retrocardiaca
 
Balanced image, in sagittal view, shows the presence of the PLSVC descending on the left side of the mediastinum and the absence of the superior right vena cava
 
The image shows the absence of the superior right vena cava and the presence of PLSVC, anterior view
 
The image shows the absence of the superior right vena cava and the presence of PLSVC, posterior view
 
 
 
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