[Diagnostic importance of the jugular veins].


Inspection, auscultation and doppler-sonographic examination of the jugular veins may give a clue for diagnosis of cardiac diseases. Angiological diseases include isolated thrombosis of the jugular vein and congenital ectasia. The neck veins are enlarged with thrombosis of the major upper extremity veins, if the orifice of the subclavian vein is also… (More)