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Case 1866

Thoracic outlet syndrome: findings on MR angiography

Author(s)
M. Celestre, C. Miglio, D. Marin, P. Paolantonio, R. Passariello
 
Patient
female, 29 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 21.01.2003
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.1866
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Senior
  • Views 21429
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  • Figure 1
    Extra first rib

    Plain film of the chest: note the extra first left rib.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Extra first rib;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MR angiography
     

    MIP recostruction of the left subclavian artery acquired with left arm adducted shows the normal calibre of the artery.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR angiography;

    MIP recostruction of the left subclavian artery acquired with left arm hyperabducted: note the stenosis of the artery due to external compression at the level of the thoracic outlet.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR angiography;
     
     
Plain film of the chest: note the extra first left rib.
 
MIP recostruction of the left subclavian artery acquired with left arm adducted shows the normal calibre of the artery.
 
MIP recostruction of the left subclavian artery acquired with left arm hyperabducted: note the stenosis of the artery due to external compression at the level of the thoracic outlet.
 
 
 
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