CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 118-122

Aggressive management of upper extremity deep venous thrombosis – A case report and systemic review


Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Assiut University Hospitals, Asyut, Egypt

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Mohammed Shahat
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Assiut University Hospitals, Asyut
Egypt
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DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_45_21

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Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UEDVT) is rapidly growing health issue. The number of secondary UEDVT is outnumbering the incidence of primary deep vein thrombosis in upper limbs. Central venous catheter, malignancy is the most accused etiology for marked growth in the incidence of upper limb DVT. We are reporting a unique case for UEDVT and its management by thrombolysis in malignant patient with unique complication occurred (arteriovenous fistula) which was managed by covered stent in the artery.


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