Superior Vena Cava Syndrome in a Patient with Small-Cell Lun
Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...
Superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome, a potential oncologic emergency, is closely associated with malignancy and right-sided lung cancer in particular. A case of SVC syndrome presenting with facial swelling, neck distension, and enlarged veins of the upper chest, which developed over a period of 5 weeks in a 46-year-old patient on a clinical trial with small-cell lung cancer, is reported. Computed tomography scan of the chest revealed slight enlargement of a superior conglomerate mediastinal lymphadenopathy and intramural thrombus of the SVC. The etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of the SVC syndrome are discussed....

https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/464278
Dr. D●●●●k T●●●●●i and 1 others like this
Like
Comment
Share