Internal jugular vein thrombosis as first sign of metastatic lung cancer.

Abstract

We describe a case of spontaneous internal jugular vein thrombosis occurring as the first sign of occult lung cancer. The peculiarity of the case was the unusual site of thrombosis and the lack of risk factors for DVT (only a moderated reduction of protein S without inherited thrombophilia) as well as the absence of clinical signs of cancer. This report… (More)

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@article{Micco2003InternalJV, title={Internal jugular vein thrombosis as first sign of metastatic lung cancer.}, author={Pierpaolo di Micco and Leonardo Coppola and Maria Rosaria Diadema and G. Chirico and Roberto Torella and Alferio Niglio}, journal={Tumori}, year={2003}, volume={89 4}, pages={448-51} }