Congenital venous web causing subclavian vein obstruction: a case report.
A 7 1/2-year-old black girl had exercise-induced swelling of the left arm and left anterior chest wall caused by a congenital venous web of the subclavian vein. Operative repair was accomplished by venotomy and excision of the web. A venous digital subtraction angiogram obtained on the sixth postoperative day showed unobstructed flow through the operative area. We believe that an isolated, nonthrombotic functional obstruction of the subclavian vein by a venous web has not been previously reported in the English-language literature.
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Fisher, J. B., & Granson, M. A. (1989). Congenital venous web causing subclavian vein obstruction: a case report. Journal of vascular surgery, 10(4), 460–462. https://doi.org/10.1067/mva.1989.14209
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Surgery