Thrombosis in forearm vascular malformation

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Long standing swelling of left forearm. Now painful lump.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Male

Vascular structure in the soft tissues containing a "filling defect" consistent with thrombus. 

MRI scan performed to better determine the cause of thrombosed "vein"; fish oil capsules used to demark the mass.

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Case information

rID: 16782
Published: 19th Feb 2012
Last edited: 21st Sep 2015
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