A 35 year old man presents with a swollen and uncomfortable right arm. He states his arm feels heavy and weak. You perform a vascular ultrasound
Leopold Schrötter Ritter von Kristelli (1837 – 1908) an Austrian internal physician. He is known for his description of effort thrombosis (upper limb DVT) eponymously termed Paget-Shroetter syndrome in 1884.
Primary thrombosis of the subclavian vein at the costoclavicular junction. The formation of an axillo-subclavian vein thrombosis results from endothelial trauma, often as a result of repetitive activity of the upper limbs.
Sir James Paget (1814 - 1899) was a renowned English surgeon. In a career spanning eight decades, with research and practice in surgery, as well as serving the royal family during Queen Victoria’s reign