lumbar vein


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Related to lumbar vein: lumbar nerve, lumbar artery, common iliac vein
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Noun1.lumbar vein - veins that drain the posterior body wall and the lumbar vertebral venous plexuses
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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High attenuation left retroperitoneal hematoma was contiguous with left wall of infrarenal IVC and tubular left retroperitoneal structure of likely dilated left lumbar vein (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).
It was later demonstrated in the distal IVC by transfemoral venography, which also showed ascending lumbar vein collaterals draining into the proximal IVC.
Contrast abdominopelvic CT showed an old complete thrombosis of the left common iliac vein, recent complete thromboses of the left venous junctions (external and internal iliac veins, common femoral deep and superficial veins, ascending lumbar vein and various presacral collaterals), dilated azygos vein, partial eccentric thrombosis of the IVC, approximately 18 mm lower than the flow level of the right renal vein, with a 5mm clot on a length of 27mm, with a reduced caliber on almost its entire length from the origin to the level of the caudate lobe.
Lumbar vein aberrations, including agenesis and collaterals have also been associated with vena cava anomalies.
3) A right subcostal vein joining the ascending lumbar vein formed in 70% of cases.
They drain either into inferior vena cava, lumbar azygos vein or ascending lumbar vein.
A dilated communicating vein between the left renal vein and the left ascending lumbar vein is one of them regarding which there have been only a few cases reported in literature.
Right supracardinal vein (Post renal segment) receives 3rd and 4th lumbar veins.