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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 110–112 | Cite as

Computed tomographic diagnosis of calcified inferior vena cava thrombus in a child with Wilms' tumor

  • D. R. Kirks
  • J. W. Ponzi
  • M. Korobkin
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Abstract

A calcified thrombus in the inferior vena cava of infants and children may be imaged by computed tomography. The precise location of the calcification within the inferior vena cava may be confirmed by computed tomographic scanning during injection of intravenous contrast material.

key Words

Calcification, abdomen Calcified thrombus Computed tomography Inferior vena cava Wilms' tumor 

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© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. Kirks
    • 1
  • J. W. Ponzi
    • 1
  • M. Korobkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

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