Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
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Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
Case Report

Crutch-related acute arterial thrombosis in upper limb: case report

Oclusão arterial aguda de membro superior associada à utilização de muleta: relato de caso

Maurício dos Reis Basílio; Alex Aparecido Cantador; Giovani José Dal Poggetto Molinari; Fábio Hüsemann Menezes

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Abstract

Case report of an acute arterial obstruction in the upper limb secondary to thrombosis of the axillary artery caused by chronic use of crutches. The authors make a brief review of the literature and discuss it in relation to the present case.

Keywords

axillary artery, thrombosis, crutches

Resumo

Relato de caso de obstrução arterial aguda do membro superior por trombose da artéria axilar secundária ao uso crônico de muleta. Os autores fazem uma breve revisão da literatura, discutindo o presente caso.

Palavras-chave

artéria axilar, trombose, muletas

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