vena azygos


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Noun1.vena azygos - one of a system of veins that drain the thoracic and abdominal wallsvena azygos - one of a system of veins that drain the thoracic and abdominal walls; arises as a continuation of the right ascending lumbar vein and terminates in the superior vena cava
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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infra reanal segment agenezilerinde iliak venler paravertebral ve umblikus bolgesindeki kolleteraller sayesinde vena azygos ve hemiazygosa drene olurlar.
It behaved like hemiazygos vein and then ascended as vena azygos about 1cm in diameter, arching over hilus of right lung and terminated in superior vena cava.
As fever and neck swelling progressed and the patient detoriated, a posteroanterior (PA) chest X-ray (Figure 1 a) and a cervicothoracic computed tomography (CT) (Figure 1 b, 1 c) were performed which showed a necrotizing infection that extended from the neck to the level of the vena azygos along the right paratracheal region and a right sided pleural effusion.