Thoracic outlet syndrome

Case contributed by Brendan Cullinane

Presentation

Obese patient with aching in the right arm, particularly in bed.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Thoracic outlet syndrome with venous involvement with the arm in a range of positions, including neutral. Compression occurred at the subcoracoid region. There was no evidence of arterial involvement or of venous thrombosis (not shown.)

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Case information

rID: 18205
Case created: 19th Jun 2012
Last edited: 23rd Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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