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Internal jugular vein thrombosis
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Internal jugular vein thrombosis

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Synopsis

A serious event that is potentially fatal. Complications include pulmonary embolism and intracranial extension of the thrombus. Central venous catheters are a common underlying cause. May also result from intravenous drug abuse, head or neck infection, surgery, a localized malignancy, or even spontaneously. Clinical symptoms may be vague and subtle and can include fever, leukocytosis, swelling, and pain among others. May be a part of a superior vena cava syndrome, which is often associated with malignancy.

Codes

ICD10CM:
I82.C19 – Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified internal jugular vein

SNOMEDCT:
5001000124101 –  Thrombosis of internal jugular vein

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Last Updated: 09/14/2016
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Internal jugular vein thrombosis : Fever, Neck pain, Neck mass, WBC elevated
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Grayscale image demonstrates a large thrombus within the internal jugular vein.
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