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Imaging of partial right double vena cava with ureter crossing through its split, confirmed at surgery

      Abstract

      A complex development process occurs during the embryogenesis of the inferior vena cava (IVC), such as the formation of several anastomoses between three paired embryonic veins, which may result in a wide range of congenital abnormalities of the IVC.
      We report a case, not described before, of partial double right IVC with a circumcaval ureter crossing through the divide in the IVC.

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