Paget Schroetter Syndrom. Primary axillarysubclavian venous thrombosis in childhood
- Groudeva, Pl. Krastev, M. Nedevska
Paget Schroetter syndrome or primary axillary subclavian venous thrombosis is characterized by thrombosis of subclavian vein and or axillary vein as a result of effort and repetitive movements of the upper extremity. The clinical manifestation is with pain, swelling, edema and cyanosis of the affected extremity. One of the most common cause is compression of the subclavian vein between the clavicle and the first rib. We present a clinical case of a young 13 years old girl, tennis player for 4 year period Following complaints angiography proved thrombosis of right subclavian vein. One –step balloon angioplasty is performed and treatment with fibrinolytic selectively administrated in the affected vessel successfully. MDCT as follow up a month later visualize very well the delayed result.
Key words: PAGET – SCHROETTER SYNDROME. VENOGRAPHY. ANGIOPLASTY. MDCT. SUBCLAVIAN VEIN