Congenital stenosis of the inferior vena cava

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Synonyms: Congenital stenosis of the IVC | Congenital stenosis of the inferior caval vein

A rare vascular anomaly characterized by congenital narrowing of the inferior vena cava mostly at the diaphragmatic level or hepatic segment with or without web formation. Patients may present with deep vein thrombosis below the obstructed segment as well as swelling pain and varices of the lower extremities abdominal pain/varices or hematochezia. Presence of collateral veins between upper and lower segments of the stenosis as well as venous aneurysms are typical associated findings.

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Collaborative Research Advocacy for Vascular Anomalies Network (CaRAVAN)

As the research-based umbrella organization for all vascular anomalies, we are on a mission to develop a unified network of patients and their families, advocates, researchers, and clinicians who influence research from initial concept and design to patient care delivery

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Project FAVA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit patient advocacy group that promotes awareness of fibro-adipose vascular anomalies, educates patients, their families, and the global community, and provides helpful resources to those with FAVA. Project FAVA also advances research to move the needle towards more effective and less invasive treatment options for FAVA patients.

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