Primary subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis.

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Primary thrombosis of the subclavian-axillary vein is a condition of uncertain origin resulting in proximal arm swelling, discomfort on use, and prominence of engorged collateral veins in the upper arm and chest. The literature is reviewed and the authors' own experience with 23 patients, evaluated from 1950 through 1966, is detailed. This disorder is a… (More)

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