Left upper pulmonary vein connected to the persistent left superior vena cava and the left atrium
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Persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is the most common anomalous thoracic venous drainage. A PLSVC usually drains into the right atrium through a dilated coronary sinus. It is rare that a PLSVC flows directly into the left atrium, and even rarer that it connects to the left upper pulmonary vein (LUPV). We report a case, wherein the LUPV connected to both the PLSVC and the left atrium.
KeywordsLung cancer Left upper pulmonary vein Persistent left superior vena cava Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection
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