Deep Venous Thrombosis and a Very Rare Finding: Inferior Vena Cava Infra-renal Segment Agenesis

  • Alexandra Leitão Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Santa Maria Maior, Barcelos, Portugal
  • Joana M Esteves Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Santa Maria Maior, Barcelos, Portugal http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4973-4473
  • Joao Pedro Abreu Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Santa Maria Maior, Barcelos, Portugal
  • Ana Francisca Pereira Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Santa Maria Maior, Barcelos, Portugal
  • Maria Teresa Boncoraglio Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Santa Maria Maior, Barcelos, Portugal
  • Manuela Certo Radiology Department, Hospital de Braga, Braga, Portugal
  • Rodolfo Abreu Vascular Surgery Department, Hospital de Braga, Braga, Portugal

Keywords

Deep venous thrombosis, absence of inferior vena cava, inferior vena cava anomalies

Abstract

Bilateral deep vein thrombosis (DVT) should prompt investigation for pro-thrombotic conditions and the exclusion of vascular compromise due to intrinsic and extrinsic factors. The authors present the case of a 47-year-old man admitted with bilateral DVT and diagnosed with inferior vena cava (IVC) infra-renal segment agenesis, and discuss the management of this rare condition.

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  • Published: 2019-03-15

    Issue: Vol 6 No 3 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    Leitão, A., Esteves, J., Abreu, J. P., Pereira, A. F., Boncoraglio, M. T., Certo, M., & Abreu, R. (2019). Deep Venous Thrombosis and a Very Rare Finding: Inferior Vena Cava Infra-renal Segment Agenesis. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 6(3). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2019_001063

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