Ball, Carroll Raybourne; Baskerville, John
April 1957
Angiology;Apr1957, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p196
Academic Journal
A case of persistent left superior vena cava is reported, not as an oddity, but rather as an example of a variation that merits more attention that it has hitherto received.


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