Inferior vena cava agenesia and a massive bilateral iliofemoral venous thrombosis.

@article{Vuicevi2008InferiorVC,
  title={Inferior vena cava agenesia and a massive bilateral iliofemoral venous thrombosis.},
  author={Zeljko Vu{\'c}icevi{\'c} and Vesna Degoricija and Zrinka Alfirevi{\'c} and Mirella Sharma},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={510-3}
}
The absence of the inferior vena cava is a rare congenital anomaly and represents a modest risk for deep-venous thrombosis. When associated with genetic polymorphism or other hypercoagulable states, the risk can increase several times. A case of young man with the inferior vena cava agenesia and deep-venous thrombosis of both legs triggered by the physical effort is reported. The view that the congenital inferior vena cava malformation represents a predisposition to deep-venous thrombosis in… CONTINUE READING