Cuadernos de Medicina Forense
versión impresa ISSN 1135-7606
SUBIRANA DOMENECH, M.; GALTES VICENTE, I.; FONT VALSECCHI, G. y XIFRO COLLSAMATA, A.. Absence of the inferior cava vein in a case of forensic autopsy. Cuad. med. forense [online]. 2011, vol.17, n.2, pp.93-96. ISSN 1135-7606.
The absence of the inferior vena cava is a rare congenital anomaly, often associated with severe congenital deformities and visceral position abnormalities. It has been described also as a risk factor for deep vein thrombosis in young patients. We present a case of congenital absence of inferior vena cava appeared as an incidental finding in a forensic autopsy.
Palabras clave : Congenital absence of inferior vena cava; Incidental finding; Forensic autopsy.