Brachiocephalic vein thrombosis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Left-sided arm swelling. History of gastric carcinoma.

Patient Data

Age: 68
Gender: Female
CT

CT Angiogram Chest and Neck

Occlusion with no contrast within the left brachiocephalic vein, the left internal jugular vein and the left subclavian vein. Enlarged lymph nodes on the left are thought to represent metastatic disease.  

Case Discussion

Occlusion with no contrast in the left brachiocephalic vein, the internal jugular vein and left subclavian vein

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Case information

rID: 14235
Published: 8th Jul 2011
Last edited: 2nd Apr 2018
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