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Disorders of the Mediastinum: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Disorders of the Mediastinum |

A Case of Malignant Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Presenting as Syncope

Mahrous Abo Hassan, MD; Yahya Kurdi, MD; Xiaoyi Yu, MD; Eric Speakman, MD; Rupesh Raina, MD; Harish Kakarala, MD; Osei-Tutu Owusu, MD
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Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):545A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.563
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Disorders of the Mediastinum

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Superior Vena Cava Syndrome (SVCS) is a constellation of clinical symptoms and signs caused by either extrinsic compression or SVC thrombosis. Lung Cancer is the most common cause of SVCS. We present an uncommon case of malignant SVCS presenting with syncope.

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