This patient presented with distended engorged veins on the abdomen. Do you recognize the veinous malformation?
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To distinguish between Caput medusae or IVCO, occlusion of the vein is required. If it flows towards the legs, it is Caput medusae. If it flows towards the head, it is IVCO.
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