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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Cruveilhier Baumgarten syndrome with giant paraumbilical vein.
We suggest that mesenteric and portal venous air in our patient passed to systemic venous circulation through portosystemic shunts such as the rectal, retroperitoneal or paraumbilical veins.
Engorged paraumbilical veins and abdominal wall varices were encountered and ligated to preserve hepatopetal flow (Fig.