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Case 13686

Isolated left-sided superior vena cava

Author(s)
Krishnakumari A. Modi1, Nitesh Shekhrajka2

1Department of Radiology,
Regionshospital Nordjylland,
Bispensgade 37,
9800 Hjørring, Denmark.
Email:krishnamodi4@gmail.com
2Department of Radiology,
Aalborg University Hospital,
Hobrovej 18-22,
9000 Aalborg, Denmark.
 
Patient
female, 3 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest X-ray AP and lateral views
     

    Chest X-ray AP view showing a right-sided central venous catheter (CVC) with tip on the left side at an unexpected location.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Chest X-ray lateral view shows abnormal location of the CVC tip.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial CECT chest and abdomen portal venous phase
     

    Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal CECT chest and abdomen portal venous phase
     

    CECT chest and abdomen portal venous phase coronal reconstruction showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    CECT chest and abdomen portal venous phase coronal reconstruction showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    CECT chest and abdomen portal venous phase coronal reconstruction showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Chest X-ray AP view showing a right-sided central venous catheter (CVC) with tip on the left side at an unexpected location.
 
Chest X-ray lateral view shows abnormal location of the CVC tip.
 
Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
Axial CECT chest and abdomen showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
CECT chest and abdomen portal venous phase coronal reconstruction showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
CECT chest and abdomen portal venous phase coronal reconstruction showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
CECT chest and abdomen portal venous phase coronal reconstruction showing a left-sided Superior Vena Cava (SVC) with Central Venous Catheter (CVC) tip placed in it.
 
 
 
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