paraumbilical vein

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Noun1.paraumbilical vein - small veins arising in skin around the navel; terminate as accessory portal veins
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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There were multiple sequelae of portal hypertension, including splenomegaly, esophageal varices, and a recannulated paraumbilical vein.
Engorged paraumbilical veins and abdominal wall varices were encountered and ligated to preserve hepatopetal flow (Fig.