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No obvious portal venous trunk and branches were noted in the liver but the superior mesenteric vein and splenic veins drained directly into the inferior vena cava
. The left hepatic vein and middle hepatic vein conjoined together and then drained to the inferior vena cava
Of these only one presented with tumour thrombus in the inferior vena cava
. We report one more case of SVUC with involvement of the inferior vena cava
Jugular veins also contain special valves to prevent blood flowing back into the head from the inferior vena cava
and right atrium while the head is lowered.
A hypodense lesion with visible septa was shown adjacent to the inferior vena cava
It is bounded on the left by fissure for ligamentum venosum, inferiorly by porta hepatis, and on the right by inferior vena cava
. It is continuous superiorly with the superior surface.