Superior vena cava obstruction

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Right-sided arm swelling.

CT

Large invasive mediastinal mass that invades the superior vena cava resulting in venous obstruction. 

Case Discussion

Superior vena cava obstruction by a pathologically proven small cell lung cancer resulting in SVC syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 13267
Published: 19th Mar 2011
Last edited: 27th Sep 2017
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