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Absence of hepatic segment of inferior vena cava with azygous continuation.
We suspected the drainage of subdiaphragmatic venous return to persistent SVC and absence the hepatic segment of IVC by agitated saline contrast echocardiography, and confirmed the diagnosis by multidetector CT.
The renal segment develops from the anastomosis between the subcardinal and supracardinal veins while the hepatic segment derives from the right vitelline vein [6, 7].
Anomalies were missing inferior vena cava, hypoplastic hepatic segment, and missing renal or infra-renal segments with all the five patients being significantly young.