Internal jugular vein thrombosis
Patients undergoing cancer treatment. Presents in the ER with pain, redness and hardening of right anterior cervical region.
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Port-a-cath catheter on a subcutaneous pathway observed from the upper right hemithorax to its end in the internal jugular vein. Characterized on ultrasound as hyperechoic parallel lines.
Heterogeneous echogenic material filling and distending the right internal jugular vein.
It was observed a slight increase in echogenicity of fatty plans around the end of the catheter, as well as small fluid around (not shown in photos).