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Abdomen and retroperitoneum | 1.9 Retroperitoneum and great vessels
Case 1.9.3 Inferior vena cava


Anatomical variations:
Left and right ascending vena cava with a venous structure on both sides of the aorta. The left ascending vena cava crosses to the right and ...
Anatomical variations:
Double vena cava. The left ascending vena cava crosses to the right and joins the right vena cava in the upper abdomen.
Anatomical variations:
Hypoplastic vena cava with collateral veins and thrombosis of the iliac veins on both sides
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Thrombosis of the vena cava, left iliac and femoral veins and slow flow in the right iliac and femoral veins
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Left iliac vein thrombosis extending in the vena cava
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Vena cava thrombosis and a leaking aortic aneurysm
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Thrombus in the vena cava
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Thrombus in the vena cava
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Thrombosis VCI in a patient with B CLL
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Thrombus in the vena cava with flow along the thrombus. Left renal vein dorsal of the aorta in a patient with common bile duct obstruction c ...
Cava filter:
Thrombus in the VCI with cava filter
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Renal cell carcinoma with a tumor thrombus in the right renal vein and inferior vena cava and extending in the right ovarian vein
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Renal cell carcinoma on the left side invading the renal vein and inferior vena cava
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Large renal cell carcinoma with calyceal dilatation and tumor invading the left renal vein and vena cava
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Large renal cell carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) with tumor thrombus in the vena cava
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Renal cell carcinoma of the right kidney invading the right renal vein and vena cava
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Renal cell carcinoma with a large tumor mass in the inferior vena cava extending into the heart and hepatic veins
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Renal cell carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) with tumor thrombus in the right renal vein and vena cava
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Metastatic prostate cancer with iliac lymph node metastases and tumor invasion of the iliac veins and inferior vena cava with vascularity of ...
Vena cava and cardiac failure:
Cardiac failure with dilatated vena cava and hepatic veins, ascites, pleural effusion, gallbladder wall thickening and a very slow flow in t ...
Vena cava and cardiac failure:
Localized > 5,5 cm dilatation of the intrahepatic part of the inferior vena cava in a patient with cardiac failure
Pitfalls:
Enlarged retroperitoneal lymph nodes impressing the inferior vena cava in a patient with chronic lymphatic leukemia that should not be confu ...
Pitfalls:
Hemangioma protruding in the inferior vena cava
Pitfalls:
Slow flow in the VCI that should not be confused with a thrombus
Anatomical variations:
Left and right ascending vena cava with a venous structure on both sides of the aorta. The left ascending vena cava crosses to the right and ...
Anatomical variations:
Double vena cava. The left ascending vena cava crosses to the right and joins the right vena cava in the upper abdomen.
Anatomical variations:
Hypoplastic vena cava with collateral veins and thrombosis of the iliac veins on both sides
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Thrombosis of the vena cava, left iliac and femoral veins and slow flow in the right iliac and femoral veins
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Left iliac vein thrombosis extending in the vena cava
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Vena cava thrombosis and a leaking aortic aneurysm
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Thrombus in the vena cava
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Thrombus in the vena cava
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Thrombosis VCI in a patient with B CLL
Thrombus in the vena cava:
Thrombus in the vena cava with flow along the thrombus. Left renal vein dorsal of the aorta in a patient with common bile duct obstruction c ...
Cava filter:
Thrombus in the VCI with cava filter
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Renal cell carcinoma with a tumor thrombus in the right renal vein and inferior vena cava and extending in the right ovarian vein
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Renal cell carcinoma on the left side invading the renal vein and inferior vena cava
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Large renal cell carcinoma with calyceal dilatation and tumor invading the left renal vein and vena cava
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Large renal cell carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) with tumor thrombus in the vena cava
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Renal cell carcinoma of the right kidney invading the right renal vein and vena cava
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Renal cell carcinoma with a large tumor mass in the inferior vena cava extending into the heart and hepatic veins
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Renal cell carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) with tumor thrombus in the right renal vein and vena cava
Tumor thrombus in the vena cava:
Metastatic prostate cancer with iliac lymph node metastases and tumor invasion of the iliac veins and inferior vena cava with vascularity of ...
Vena cava and cardiac failure:
Cardiac failure with dilatated vena cava and hepatic veins, ascites, pleural effusion, gallbladder wall thickening and a very slow flow in t ...
Vena cava and cardiac failure:
Localized > 5,5 cm dilatation of the intrahepatic part of the inferior vena cava in a patient with cardiac failure
Pitfalls:
Enlarged retroperitoneal lymph nodes impressing the inferior vena cava in a patient with chronic lymphatic leukemia that should not be confu ...
Pitfalls:
Hemangioma protruding in the inferior vena cava
Pitfalls:
Slow flow in the VCI that should not be confused with a thrombus
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