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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 69, No. 3, 2007, pp. 115-116
Bioline Code: is07037
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 69, No. 3, 2007, pp. 115-116

 en Case Report - Isolated phlebectasia of the forearm
Bhanot, Ashish; Patel, GR; Bachani, M & Gohil, VD

Abstract

Isolated forearm phlebectasia is noted for its extreme rarity. It may present as a painless cosmetic deformity or may cause pain, decreased range of movement, compression on adjacent structures, bleeding, thrombosis and consumptive coagulopathy. Surgery is indicated to prevent thrombosis, bleeding, coagulation disorder and to correct cosmetic deformities.

Keywords
Consumptive coagulopathy, isolated phlebectasia of forearm vein, thrombosis, veinectasia

 
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