Congenital infra renal agenesis of inferior vena cava - an uncommon entity in clinical practice

Saranya Ayyadurai, Rajoo Ramachandran, Haree Shankar M., Venkatasai P. M.


Agenesis of the inferior vena cava is an uncommon congenital anomaly and can be misdiagnosed if unaware. This condition is one of the important risk factors for the development and recurrence of deep vein thrombosis in young people. In this case report we discuss the imaging findings of this uncommon entity on computed tomography in a young female who presented with lower leg pain post-delivery. This vascular abnormality is mostly incidentally diagnosed in adults and only fewer cases have been reported in English literature.


Congenital agenesis, IVC, Contrast enhanced CT

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