ALGVAberrant Left Gastric Vein
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On the other hand, ALGV develops because of morphogenetic changes during the developmental process in early embryonic life and has a unique course through the ligamentum venosum [17].
In conclusion, venous invasion of gastric cancer can be detected on CT and the presence of short gastric vein and ALGV invasion may be associated with poor prognosis.
Axial contrast-enhanced CT image demonstrating gastric cancer (asterisk) invading the left lobe of the liver via an aberrant left gastric vein (ALGV).