External jugular vein thrombosis: CT demonstration

Elliot K. Fishman, Bob W. Gayler, Donna Magid, Stanley S. Siegelman

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Abstract

A case of external jugular venous thrombosis secondary to misplacement of central venous catheter is presented. The CT findings included enlargement of the external jugular vein, central thrombosis, and vessel wall enhancement. Computed tomography is an excellent noninvasive modality for the evaluation of suspected venous thrombosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)580-581
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

Keywords

  • Computed tomography
  • Thrombosis. venous
  • Veins, jugular

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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