A 47-year-old man with mesothelioma and neck swelling

Schattner, Ami; Kozack, Natasha
February 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/17/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 4, p465
Academic Journal
Provides information on a medical case of a man with mesothelioma and neck swelling. Findings of chest radiograph and pleural fluid aspiration; Extensive thrombosis of the left jugular and subclavian veins; Treatment given to the patient.


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