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Caval Agenesis With a Hypoplastic Left Kidney in a Patient With Trauma on Warfarin for Deep Vein Thrombosis.
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PMID:  22156159     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Congenital anomalies of the inferior vena cava (IVC) are rare, but recognized, causing deep venous thrombosis. We present a case of a 50-year-old patient with trauma who suffered an intracranial hemorrhage secondary to a fall while on anticoagulation for deep vein thromboses. Venous return from the lower extremities was determined to be through dilated lumbar venous collaterals into the azygous and hemiazygous systems. A second interesting anatomic finding was a hypoplastic left kidney.
Ryan A Lawless; Dale A Dangleben
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1938-9116     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Surgery, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA.
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