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[Calcification of thrombus associated with central venous catheter: unusual complication].

  title={[Calcification of thrombus associated with central venous catheter: unusual complication].},
  author={Mokhtar Dounas and Akira Yamami and P Peillon and P Martinais and F Angenard},
  journal={Annales francaises d'anesthesie et de reanimation},
  volume={19 9},
Thrombosis originating from the tip of central venous catheter is a well known complication. The calcification of such a thrombus is very rare. Until now, only two cases had been described with long-term indwelling central venous catheters used for total parenteral nutrition. We report the first case of a calcified thrombus occurred during a short-term central venous catheterisation. The presumptive mechanism of thrombus calcification is precipitation of calcium salts and its deposition on a… 

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