Severe upper extremity polyneuropathy due to inferior brachial plexus compression as a result of left subclavian artery pseudoaneurism

Department of Nephrology, "Gregorios Vosnides", Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece.
Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation: an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia 09/2012; 23(5):1028-31. DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.100941
Source: PubMed


In the present report, we describe the case of a 76-year-old hemodialysis patient who was admitted with clinical features of neurological thoracic exit syndrome due to subclavian artery pseudoaneurism following the insertion of a dual lumen vascular internal jugular catheter (vascath) with excellent outcome after endo-arterial stent placement.

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