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A Journal on Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery,
Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Otoneurosurgery
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus
Otorinolaringologia 1999 September;49(3):151-4
Internal jugular phlebectasia. A case report and review of literature
Goyal A., Sidhu R.*, Nagarkar N. M., Dass A.
From the Department of Otolaryngology and * Radiodiagnosis, Government Medical College Hospital Chandigarh, India
Internal jugular phlebectasia is a very rare venous anomaly usually presenting as a unilateral neck swelling on exertion. colour Doppler ultrasonography is the diagnostic investigation of choice. Conservative management is recommended in uncomplicated cases. We present a case of internal jugular phlebectasia and a review of the literature. The usual as well as unusual clinical presentations, aetiology, pathology and management are discussed.