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J Thorac Imaging. 1994 Spring;9(2):98-100.

Vertebral vein migration of a long-term central venous access catheter: a cause of brachial plexopathy.

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Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Abstract

We report a patient whose central venous catheter tip had migrated into the vertebral vein. Infusion of chemotherapy agents for cancer through this catheter resulted in brachial plexopathy.

PMID:
8207788
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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