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A Journal on Internal Medicine
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Panminerva Medica 2000 December;42(4):295-7
Arterial thoracic outlet syndrome with embolic cerebral infarction. Report of a case
Nishibe T., Kunihara T., Kudo F. A., Adachi A., Shiiya N., Murashita T., Matusi Y., Yasuda K.
From the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Hokkaido University Hospital Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
Cerebral embolism is a very rare but recognized manifestation of arterial complications of thoracic outlet syndrome, and is associated with retrograde embolization in the cerebral arteries. We herein report a case of embolic brain infarction due to arterial thoracic outlet syndrome while discussing the etiology, diagnosis, and surgery.