RAUL E. FALICOV, M.D.; LEON RESNEKOV, M.D., M.R.C.P.; JERRY PETASNICK, M.D.
A case of posttraumatic axillary vein thrombosis in an otherwise healthy young man gave rise to rapidly progressive obstructive pulmonary hypertension, a result of recurrent thromboembolism. The syndrome is clinically rare and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of recurrent pulmonary thromboembolism.
FALICOV RE, RESNEKOV L, PETASNICK J. Progressive Pulmonary Vascular Obstruction and Cor Pulmonale Due to Repeated Embolism from Axillary Vein Thrombosis. Ann Intern Med. ;73:429–431. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-3-429
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(3):429-431.
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