Internal Jugular Phlebectasia: Diagnosis by Ultrasonography, Doppler and Contrast CT.

@article{Bora2013InternalJP,
  title={Internal Jugular Phlebectasia: Diagnosis by Ultrasonography, Doppler and Contrast CT.},
  author={Manash Kumar Bora},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2013},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={1194-6}
}
Jugular phlebectasia is an isolated saccular or fusiform dilation of a vein without tortuosity. Its aetiology remains controversial. It is infradiagnosed, as it is generally asymptomatic. However, it has been increasingly recognized in recent years due to the better imaging techniques which are available. Phlebectasia of the Internal Jugular Vein (IJV) is a rare disease. It is mostly unilateral and it involves only the right side. It is usually a childhood disease which is diagnosed during the… CONTINUE READING
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