Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 1028--1031

Severe upper extremity polyneuropathy due to inferior brachial plexus compression as a result of left subclavian artery pseudoaneurism


George Kosmadakis1, Paris Pappas2, Athina Gobou1, Despoina Smirloglou1, Spiridon Michail1 
1 Department of Nephrology, "Gregorios Vosnides", Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
2 Department of Radiology, "Gregorios Vosnides", Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Correspondence Address:
George Kosmadakis
Department of Nephrology, źDQ╗Gregorios Vosnides, Laiko General Hospital, Athens
Greece

In the present report, we describe the case of a 76-year-old hemodialysis patient who was admitted with clinical features of neurological thoracic exit syndrome due to subclavian artery pseudoaneurism following the insertion of a dual lumen vascular internal jugular catheter (vascath) with excellent outcome after endo-arterial stent placement.


How to cite this article:
Kosmadakis G, Pappas P, Gobou A, Smirloglou D, Michail S. Severe upper extremity polyneuropathy due to inferior brachial plexus compression as a result of left subclavian artery pseudoaneurism.Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2012;23:1028-1031


How to cite this URL:
Kosmadakis G, Pappas P, Gobou A, Smirloglou D, Michail S. Severe upper extremity polyneuropathy due to inferior brachial plexus compression as a result of left subclavian artery pseudoaneurism. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Jul 4 ];23:1028-1031
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