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A Journal on Phlebology

Official Journal of the Italian College of Phlebology
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Frequency: 3 issues

ISSN 1593-232X

Online ISSN 1827-1766


Acta Phlebologica 2009 April;10(1):39-40


Venous aneurysm of hand and arm

Pereira De Godoy J. M. 1, Batigália F. 2, Tostes Dos Santos M. L. 3

1 Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Medicine School of São Jose do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
2 Post Graduation of Medicine School, São Jose do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
3 Department of Neurosurgery of Medicine School São Jose do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

Two patients with venous aneurysms in superior members were reported, one showing aneurysmatic formations in the right hand and the other multiple venous aneurysms in the right and left arms. The clinical complaint was the presence of tumorous injuries and the diagnosis was confirmed by phlebography. The first case received surgical treatment and an expectant conduct was adopted in the second case. A review of the literature on the subject in respect to etiology, treatment and main complications was undergone.

language: English


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