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Congenital jugular vein phlebectasia: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18462919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fusiform dilation of the jugular vein, or jugular venous phlebectasia, is a rare clinical entity, with an etiology of cervical swelling. We present a case of a 15-year-old male with no antecedent history of trauma and an enlarging right neck mass. Pertinent literature and relevant diagnostic and therapeutic modalities are reviewed. While conservative management is usually prescribed, ligation and resection may be performed safely when intervention is warranted.
John C Haney; Cynthia K Shortell; Richard L McCann; Jeffrey H Lawson; Michael J Stirling; David H Stone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-05-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-01     Completed Date:  2008-11-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  681-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / congenital*,  radiography,  surgery
Jugular Veins / abnormalities*,  radiography,  surgery
Phlebography / methods
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures

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