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Case 2921

Thrombosed left sided inferior Vena Cava

Author(s)
Mohsin NM, Curtis J
 
Patient
male, 17 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 03.03.2004
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.2921
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 19296
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  • Figure 1
    CT scan of the abdomen
     

    Soft tissue mass is seen to the left of the aorta, which represents a thrombosed left sided IVC. Note the absence of an IVC on the right.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan of the abdomen;

    Enlargement of the paravertebral veins with a collateral vessel extending from the thrombosed IVC.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan of the abdomen;

    Blood from the lower body is draining via the azygos and hemiazygous veins, which are enlarged.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan of the abdomen;
     
     
Soft tissue mass is seen to the left of the aorta, which represents a thrombosed left sided IVC. Note the absence of an IVC on the right.
 
Enlargement of the paravertebral veins with a collateral vessel extending from the thrombosed IVC.
 
Blood from the lower body is draining via the azygos and hemiazygous veins, which are enlarged.
 
 
 
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