Superior Venacava Thrombus-A Case Report

Authors

  • Bijay Sah Department of CTVS, CMS-TH Bharatpur
  • Krishna Gopal Shrestha Department of CTVS, CMS-TH Bharatpur
  • Kaushal Kishor Tiwari Department of CTVS, CMS-TH Bharatpur
  • D. Jayapal Reddy Department of CTVS, CMS-TH Bharatpur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jcmsn.v12i1.14392

Keywords:

Superior venacava obstruction, superior vena cava thrombus

Abstract

Superior venacava (SVC) thrombus is a condition requiring immediate diagnosis and treatment. SVC thrombus causes obstruction of blood flow through the SVC resulting in severe decrease in venous return from the head, neck and upper extremity to the heart. The presenting symptoms of SVC obstruction include headache, hoarseness of voice, dyspnea, and laryngeal edema, dizziness, swelling of face, neck, and upper extremity. We hereby present a case of SVC thrombus who presented to the casualty department of COMS-TH with features of SVC syndrome which was diagnosed and managed promptly.

JCMS Nepal. 2016;12(1):33-5.

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Published

2016-03-31

How to Cite

Sah, B., Shrestha, K. G., Tiwari, K. K., & Reddy, D. J. (2016). Superior Venacava Thrombus-A Case Report. Journal of College of Medical Sciences-Nepal, 12(1), 33–35. https://doi.org/10.3126/jcmsn.v12i1.14392

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