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Flebektazija unutarnje jugularne vene: prikaz slučaja

Medica Jadertina (opca-bolnica-zadar@zd.t-com.hr); Vol.40 No.3-4
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ABSTRACT

Internal jugular vein phlebectasia is a rare inborn anomaly in childhood, presented with an expansile cystic swelling in the neck, which becomes more prominent during the Valsalva's maneuvre performance, and whenever intrathoracic pressure is increased. In the present paper we present an eight-year-old boy with right internal jugular vein phlebectasia, which he has had since the age of two. Magnetic resonance (MR angiography) confirmed the diagnosis. Phlebectasia is asymptomatic. The parents did not agree with surgical treatment, but they have accepted monitoring the anomaly.

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