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Acute right internal jugular vein thrombosis
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Presentation This is a neck ultrasound performed in a 71-year-old man with a history of syncope, subdural hematoma and septicemia. Patient had a right IJV catheter.
 
 
 
Caption: Transverse scan of the neck on the right side
Description: The right internal jugular vein appears expanded and shows the presence of an echogenic thrombus within. The vein was not compressible on real-time scan.
 
 
 
Caption: Spectral waveform analysis of the right IJV- transverse view
Description: No waveform can be recorded from the right IJV, confirming complete thrombosis.
 
 
 
Caption: Spectral waveform analysis of the right IJV-sagittal view
Description: No waveform can be recorded from the right IJV, confirming complete thrombosis.
 
 
 
Caption: Spectral waveform analysis of the right carotid artery
Description: Normal arterial waveform is recorded from the right common carotid artery.
 
Differential Diagnosis Acute right internal jugular vein thrombosis
 
Final Diagnosis Acute right internal jugular vein thrombosiss
 
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