Christa Faschingbauer, MD
The following images and video show the case of the persistent left superior vena cava diagnosed at 22 weeks of gestation.
: Images 1-3 showing a 4-chamber view with a persistent left superior vena cava (*) which can be identified at the left border of the left atrium. Image 4 shows a right outflow tract and persistent superior vena cava which is between the pulmonary artery and the left atrium.
: Coronal view of the chest showing the left persistent superior vena cava (arrow).
: Video shows the persistent superior vena cava as seen on the images above.