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Journal Articles Morphologie Year : 2004

[Right-sided duplication of the inferior vena cava].

Abstract

An infrarenal duplication of the inferior vena cava with both channels lying on the right side of the aorta was fortuitously found during an abdominal Computed Tomography performed on a 52 year-old woman. Only two same cases seem to be reported in the literature. This very uncommon abnormality probably results from persistence of the infra-renal part of the right subcardinal vein. Radiologists have to be aware of this right-sided ipsilateral duplication for it may be a trap in abdominal imaging as well as "classical" inferior vena cava duplication located on both sides of the abdominal aorta.
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hal-00722079 , version 1 (31-07-2012)

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  • HAL Id : hal-00722079 , version 1
  • PUBMED : 15693421

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Bernard Sénécail, T. Josseaume, Jérôme Bobeuf, Thomas Hebert, R. Wazizi, et al.. [Right-sided duplication of the inferior vena cava].. Morphologie, 2004, 88 (283), pp.183-7. ⟨hal-00722079⟩
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