Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : March | Volume : 10 | Issue : 3 | Page : TD14 - TD15

Rare Anatomical Variation of Dual IVC with Left Sided IVC Draining into Hemiazygous Vein- A Case Report TD14-TD15

Shruti P. Gandhi, Pranjal Modi, Harsh Sutariya, Kajal Patel

Dr. Shruti P. Gandhi,
13-Vrundavan Apartment, Plot no 7 Laxminarayan Society, Near Santinagar Jain temple, Usmanpura,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat-380013, India.

Congenital anomalies of the Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) result from the persistence of the embryonic venous system. Knowledge of such anomaly is of great importance during abdominal surgery, liver and kidney transplantation, renal venous sampling and in the treatment of thromboembolic diseases. Here, we report a rare anatomical variation of dual IVC with normal course of right sided IVC and hemiazygous continuation of left sided IVC with interiliac communication in potential renal donor. Congenital abnormalities of the inferior vena cava are easily identified on Computed Tomography (CT) and should be considered when interpreting any CT of the abdomen or chest.