Absence of the azygos vein associated with double superior vena cava - A case report


Arslan G., Ozkaynak C., Cubuk M., Sindel T., LÜLECİ E.

ANGIOLOGY, vol.50, no.1, pp.81-84, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/000331979905000111
  • Journal Name: ANGIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.81-84
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

A rare case of absence of the azygos vein associated with double superior vena cava is presented. Imaging findings on plain chest film and on contrast-enhanced computed tomography are described, and the embryology of azygos and hemiazygos veins is reviewed.