The Developmental Anomalies of the Inferior Vena Cava Could be Considered Truncular Vascular Malformation?

  • C. Setacci
  • G. Sozio
Conference paper


Anomalies of the inferior vena cava (I.V.C.) are often discovered incidentally during imaging studies performed for other reasons, since patients with these abnormalities are usually asymptomatic. The congenital absence of (I.V.C.) is uncommon (1,2). In these persons, venous drainage from structures below the diaphragm is diverted to collateral channels, including the axygous system, vertebral vessels (3), and superficial vessels in the abdominal wall (4).


Hepatic Vein Inferior Vena Hepatic Sinusoid Infrarenal Part Hemiazygos Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Setacci
    • 1
  • G. Sozio
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SienaItaly

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