Thoracic outlet syndrome

Case contributed by Brendan Cullinane

Presentation

Vague neuropathic symptoms in the left arm. History of a motor vehicle accident.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Compression of the left subclavian artery beneath the clavicle with the patient's arm in extreme abduction suggesting thoracic outlet syndrome with arterial involvement.

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Case information

rID: 18203
Case created: 19th Jun 2012
Last edited: 23rd Jan 2016
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