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Vol 26, No 4 (2020)
Case report
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Clavicular non-union as an undiagnosed cause of progressive limb-threatening upper extremity ischemia

Łukasz Dzieciuchowicz, Arkadiusz Krzemiński
DOI: 10.5603/AA.2020.0020
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Acta Angiologica 2020;26(4):144-146.

open access

Vol 26, No 4 (2020)
Case reports
Published online: 2021-01-17

Abstract

A rare case of progressive upper limb-threatening ischemia is presented. The ischemia was caused by the
chronic embolization from the axillary artery that was compressed by the clavicular pseudoarthrosis due to
the remote in time fracture

Abstract

A rare case of progressive upper limb-threatening ischemia is presented. The ischemia was caused by the
chronic embolization from the axillary artery that was compressed by the clavicular pseudoarthrosis due to
the remote in time fracture

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Keywords

clavicular pseudoarthrosis, upper limb ischemia, arterio-arterial embolism

About this article
Title

Clavicular non-union as an undiagnosed cause of progressive limb-threatening upper extremity ischemia

Journal

Acta Angiologica

Issue

Vol 26, No 4 (2020)

Article type

Case report

Pages

144-146

Published online

2021-01-17

DOI

10.5603/AA.2020.0020

Bibliographic record

Acta Angiologica 2020;26(4):144-146.

Keywords

clavicular pseudoarthrosis
upper limb ischemia
arterio-arterial embolism

Authors

Łukasz Dzieciuchowicz
Arkadiusz Krzemiński

References (3)
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  2. Miyamotto M, Sanvido LV, Brendolan LF, et al. Late presentation of critical upper limb ischemia caused by pseudarthrosis of the clavicle. J Vasc Bras. 2018; 17(2): 174–177.
  3. Stella M, Santolini E, Briano S, et al. Late recurrent peripheral upper limb ischemia after non-union of a clavicle fracture. Injury. 2015; 46: S3–S7.

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