Phlebectasia of internal jugular vein
Parents noticed recurrent swelling in right side of neck of child - about 2 mths. No trauma. No other complaints.
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Swelling pointed by parents - Dilated, non-tortous, non-thrombosed internal jugular vein on right side. Swelling was clinically visible during valsalva only.
Maximum antero-posterior diameter of right IJV during valsava - 15 mm
Maximum antero-posterior diameter of left IJV during valsava - 8 mm
No other abnormality was noted in neck.
Swelling pointed by parents, appears during valsalva only. It was a non-tortous, dilated, non-thrombosed right internal jugular vein.
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