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SVC VARIANTS

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SVC VARIANTS

1. Double SVC - normal right SVC + left accessory SVC which drains into the coronary sinus.

2. Left SVC - no normal SVC + left SVC which drains into the coronary sinus. You may see an 'aortic nipple' on the aortic knuckle on a CXR.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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