A case of double inferior venae cavae.

  title={A case of double inferior venae cavae.},
  author={Ting H. Hsiao and Hsiu-yun Chang and Khin M. Liu},
  journal={The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences},
  volume={13 7},
In this study, we present a case of double inferior venae cavae found among 252 Taiwanese cadavers that were dissected in the gross anatomy laboratory of Kaohsiung Medical College from 1978 to 1996. The lumbar portion of the normal inferior vena cava is embryologically formed by the persistence of the right supracardinal vein. Persistence of the left one gives rise to the left inferior vena cava and the persistence of the bilateral ones, the double inferior venae cavae. In this case, there is… CONTINUE READING