Paget-Schroetter syndrome in the young and active.

Abstract

We report this case of effort thrombosis of the upper extremity (Paget-Schroetter syndrome) caused by hypertrophied muscles. This unusual cause of extrinsic venous compression and intimal injury leading to thrombosis was treated uniquely with good outcome. Untreated symptomatic patients can sustain long-term disability from venous obstruction resulting in… (More)

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