oa Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Aneurysm of the internal jugular vein
|Article Title||Aneurysm of the internal jugular vein|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of the Witwatersrand, and Rochester Place, Sandton, Johannesburg.|
|Publication Date||Jun 1995|
|Pages||147 - 148|
|Keyword(s)||Aneurysm, Internal jugular vein and Valsalva manoeuvre(620KB)|
A child presented with a non-tender mass in the right supraclavicular fossa. It was most obvious in the supine position, after coughing and when the Valsalva manoeuvre was performed. Investigations revealed an aneurysm of the internal jugular vein. The management of this unusual congenital vascular abnormality is discussed.
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