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Superior Vena Cava Aneurysm 

Superior Vena Cava Aneurysm
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Superior Vena Cava Aneurysm
Author(s):

Edward C. Rosenow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199756926.003.0041
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date: 18 April 2021

Also known as superior vena cava ectasia or dilation

Males and females are equally affected

Fusiform or saccular

Changes size with Valsalva or Müller maneuver and with change in position (supine to standing)

Not due to obstruction

Intravascular thrombosis rare...

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