EURORAD ESR

Case 930

Anomaly of the Vena Cava

Author(s)
D. Tack, J. Jaucot, P. Gris, C. Delcour
 
Patient
male, 67 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT scan of the thorax

    At the level of the origin of the left subclavian artery, a soft tissue mass is seen to the left of the subclavian artery.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan of the thorax;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT scan of the thorax

    Level of the left auricle, a large vessel is seen beside the descending aorta.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan of the thorax;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT scan of the abdomen

    At the level of kidneys: presence of a left inferior vena cava (IVC). The right renal vein is reaching the left IVC.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan of the abdomen;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Phlebography of the mediastinum

    On phlebography of the mediastinum by injection of contrast material in the left iliac vein there is a large vessel at the left border of the heart which enters the left brachiocephalic vein.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Phlebography of the mediastinum;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Drawing of the anomaly

    Left inferior vena cava (1), azygos continuation of the left inferior vena cava (2).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Drawing of the anomaly;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Drawing of the anomaly

    Superior intercostal vein (1), left azygos vein (2), right azygos vein (3), left brachiocephalic vein (4).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Drawing of the anomaly;
     
     
At the level of the origin of the left subclavian artery, a soft tissue mass is seen to the left of the subclavian artery.
 
Level of the left auricle, a large vessel is seen beside the descending aorta.
 
At the level of kidneys: presence of a left inferior vena cava (IVC). The right renal vein is reaching the left IVC.
 
On phlebography of the mediastinum by injection of contrast material in the left iliac vein there is a large vessel at the left border of the heart which enters the left brachiocephalic vein.
 
Left inferior vena cava (1), azygos continuation of the left inferior vena cava (2).
 
Superior intercostal vein (1), left azygos vein (2), right azygos vein (3), left brachiocephalic vein (4).
 
 
 
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