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Cutaneous Aspects of Congenital Absence of the Inferior Vena Cava in a Newborn


Address correspondence to María López-Núñez, M.D., Dermatology Department, Hospital Donostia, Fuenterrabía Street, no 35 30-Derecha, 20005 San Sebastián, Spain, or e-mail:


Abstract:  We present the case of a 9-day-old girl with venous dilatations in lower abdomen and legs associated to cyanosis. Radiological studies revealed a congenital agenesis of the entire inferior vena cava.

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