Case report: bilateral massive internal jugular vein thrombosis in carcinoma of the thyroid: CT evaluation.

Abstract

Superior vena cava syndrome, an uncommon manifestation of carcinoma of the thyroid, is usually due to retrosternal extension of the growth. Rarely, however, there may be direct tumour extension into the great veins of the neck, which may cause sudden death. Only eight such cases have been reported in the English literature. The case reported by us is the… (More)

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@article{Thomas1991CaseRB, title={Case report: bilateral massive internal jugular vein thrombosis in carcinoma of the thyroid: CT evaluation.}, author={S. Thomas and Sonal Sawhney and Brij Mohan Lal Kapur}, journal={Clinical radiology}, year={1991}, volume={43 6}, pages={433-4} }