Subclavian steal syndrome: on ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Eugene Trubachev

Presentation

Dizziness.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

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Case Discussion

Subclavian steal syndrome results from occlusion or severe stenosis of the proximal subclavian artery resulting in retrograde flow in the ipsilateral vertebral artery.

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Case Information

rID: 21104
Case created: 4th Jan 2013
Last edited: 14th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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