Persistent left superior vena cava

Case contributed by Dr Sachintha Hapugoda


Pleuritic chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Persistent left superior vena cava draining into the right atrium.

No pulmonary embolus.

Mildly dilated ascending aorta.

Case Discussion

A case of superior vena caval duplication, an incidental finding.

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Case information

rID: 56279
Published: 24th Oct 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital

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