superior vena cava syndrome

  • 1Superior vena cava syndrome — Classification and external resources Superior vena cava syndrome in a person with bronchogenic carcinoma. Note the swelling of his face first thing in the morning (left) and its resolution after being upright all day (right). ICD …

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  • 2Superior vena cava syndrome — The symptoms that result from compression of the large vein that carries blood down to the heart. The superior vena cava is a large vein that transmits blood from the upper body back to the heart. The superior vena cava is located in the middle… …

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  • 3superior vena cava syndrome — A condition in which a tumor presses against the superior vena cava (the large vein that carries blood from the head, neck, arms, and chest to the heart). This pressure blocks blood flow to the heart and may cause coughing, difficulty in… …

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  • 4Syndrome, superior vena cava — The symptoms that result from compression of the large vein that carries blood down to the heart. The superior vena cava is a large vein that transmits blood from the upper body back to the heart. The superior vena cava is located in the middle… …

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  • 5Vena cava syndrome, superior — The symptoms that result from compression of the large vein that carries blood down to the heart. The superior vena cava is a large vein that transmits blood from the upper body back to the heart. The superior vena cava is located in the middle… …

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  • 6Superior vena cava — Infobox Vein Name = Superior vena cava Latin = v. cava superior GraySubject = 172 GrayPage = 666 Image Heart diagram 250px Caption = Anterior (frontal) view of the opened heart. White arrows indicate normal blood flow. Caption2 = Veins DrainsFrom …

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  • 7Vena cava — The superior vena cava is the large vein which returns blood to the heart from the head, neck and both upper limbs. The inferior vena cava returns blood to the heart from the lower part of the body. The return of blood via the vena cava can be… …

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  • 8Síndrome de la vena cava superior — Superior vena cava syndrome Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 I87.1 …

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  • 9Inferior vena cava — Infobox Vein | Name = PAGENAME Latin = vena cava inferior GraySubject = 173 GrayPage = 677 Image Heart diagram 250px Caption = Anterior (frontal) view of the opened heart. White arrows indicate normal blood flow. Caption2 = DrainsFrom = Source =… …

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  • 10Congenital stenosis of vena cava — Classification and external resources ICD 10 Q26.0 ICD 9 747.49 Congenital stenos …

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  • 11síndrome de vena cava superior — Eng. Superior vena cava obstruction syndrome Síndrome ocasionado por la obstrucción de la vena cava superior por lesiones expansivas de la parte superior del tórax que dificultan el retorno venoso cefálico ocasionando la elevación de la presión… …

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  • 12syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …

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  • 13Superior mesenteric artery — Artery: Superior mesenteric artery Frontal view of the superior mesenteric artery and its branches. The large vessel (blue) beside the SMA is the superior mesenteric vein. A considerable number of different branching patterns exist …

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  • 14Nutcracker syndrome — Classification and external resources The nutcracker syndrome results from compression of the left renal vein between the aorta and the superior mesenteric artery. DiseasesDB …

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  • 15May-Thurner syndrome — Classification and external resources Iliac veins ICD 10 I80.2 …

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  • 16Budd–Chiari syndrome — Budd Chiari syndrome Classification and external resources Posterior abdominal wall, after removal of the peritoneum, showing kidneys, suprarenal capsules, and great vessels. (Hepatic veins labeled at center top.) ICD 10 I …

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  • 17Capillary leak syndrome — Classification and external resources DiseasesDB 34090 MeSH D019559 Capillary leak syndrom …

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  • 18Budd-Chiari syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Budd Chiari syndrome Caption = Superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, azygos vein and their tributaries. DiseasesDB = 1735 ICD10 = ICD10|I|82|0|i|80 ICD9 = ICD9|453.0 ICDO = OMIM = 600880 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med… …

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  • 19Hypoplastic left heart syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Hypoplastic left heart syndrome Caption = Diagram of a healthy heart and one suffering from Hypoplastic left heart syndrome Width = 248 DiseasesDB = 31507 ICD10 = ICD10|Q|23|4|q|20 ICD9 = ICD9|746.7 ICDO = OMIM = 241550… …

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  • 20Ovarian vein syndrome — Relation of artery to ureter In medicine, ovarian vein syndrome is a rare (possibly not uncommon, certainly under diagnosed) condition in which a dilated ovarian vein compresses the ureter (the tube that brings the urine from the kidney to the… …

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