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Subclavian artery thrombosis
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Subclavian artery thrombosis

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Contributors: Ryan Hoefen MD, PhD
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Synopsis

Can be secondary to arterial occlusive disease but does occur in young athletes where muscles can constrict the artery and lead to thrombosis. Characterized by arm, hand, or shoulder pain, claudication, drowsiness, cyanosis, hemiplegia (unilateral paralysis), monoparesis of arm, and cold extremities, often following vigorous exercise. Other signs and symptoms include dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances, headache, hypertension, and loss of consciousness.

Management includes stenting, lifestyle management, smoking cessation, and dietary modification with a positive prognosis.

Codes

ICD10CM:
I74.9 – Embolism and thrombosis of unspecified artery

SNOMEDCT:
297154003 – Subclavian artery thrombosis

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Last Updated: 09/14/2016
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Subclavian artery thrombosis
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Subclavian artery thrombosis : Arm pain, Claudication, Cold extremities, Cyanosis, Hand pain, Hemiplegia , Shoulder pain, Vigorous exercise, Monoparesis of arm, Drowsiness
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