Absence of azygos vein in an adult patient with polysplenia syndrome

Academic Article


  • A rare adult case of absent azygos vein associated with polysplenia syndrome who was admitted due to pulmonary emboli is presented, image findings are described and embryological bases of venous abnormalities and its association with coagulopathy is discussed via reviewing literatures. © 2006 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
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    Pubmed Id

  • 11671123
  • Author List

  • Yazdi HR; Sotoudeh H; Taslimi R
  • Start Page

  • 89
  • End Page

  • 92
  • Volume

  • 59
  • Issue

  • 2