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Ayham Aboeed, Priyank Shah, Chandra B Chandran
SESSION TYPE: Miscellaneous Case Report Posters IPRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMINTRODUCTION: SVCS results from obstruction of blood flow through the superior vena cava (SVC) caused by venous stenosis, thrombus, or external compression of the SVC. Malignancy is the most common cause, but recently the thrombosis related SVCS has increased due to use of intravascular devices.CASE PRESENTATION: A 46-year-old male with a history of hypertension, chronic smoking and end stage renal disease on hemodialysis for 10 years presented with swelling of face and right upper extremity for three weeks but denied any other symptoms...
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