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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Various reports [9-11] described PVT following pancreatitis; however acute recanalization of the paraumbilical vein is rare.
Breton, "Patent paraumbilical vein: Anatomic and hemodynamic variants and their clinical importance," Radiology, vol.
Cruveilhier Baumgarten syndrome with giant paraumbilical vein. J Postgrad Med 2008;54:328-329.