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2011-06-16-08 Persistent left superior vena cava © Faschingbauer www.TheFetus.net


Persistent left superior vena cava

Christa Faschingbauer, MD.

Germany.

The following images and video show the case of the persistent left superior vena cava diagnosed at 22 weeks of gestation.

Images 1-4: 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.

 

 

Images 5,6: Coronal view of the chest showing the left persistent superior vena cava (arrow).

 

Video: Video shows the persistent superior vena cava as seen on the images above.

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