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Unilateral superior vena cava syndrome.
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PMID:  25370548     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
An elderly man presented with clinical features of superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome restricted to the right side. Detailed evaluation suggested the diagnosis of unilateral SVC syndrome due to adenocarcinoma (presumably) from lung. With this case, we discuss the clinical presentation and causes of this rare clinical entity. Also, unilateral signs of SVC syndrome warrant a thorough clinical evaluation as it can be a presenting feature of a spectrum of diseases ranging from benign to malignant etiologies.
U D Desai; J M Joshi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of postgraduate medicine     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0022-3859     ISO Abbreviation:  J Postgrad Med     Publication Date:    2014 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985196R     Medline TA:  J Postgrad Med     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  390-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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