A report of a patient with an azygos lobe and an associated anomalous azygos vein covering the upper thoracic sympathetic chain. This anomaly poses a significant risk during the procedure of endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy. A chest X-ray is useful in detecting this anomaly and alerting the surgeon to potential problems.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|
- Azygos vein
- Endoscopic sympathectomy