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Jornal Vascular Brasileiro

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BASILIO, Maurício dos Reis; CANTADOR, Alex Aparecido; MOLINARI, Giovani José Dal Poggetto  and  MENEZES, Fábio Hüsemann. Crutch-related acute arterial thrombosis in upper limb: case report. J. vasc. bras. [online]. 2014, vol.13, n.4, pp.340-344. ISSN 1677-5449.

Case report of an acute arterial obstruction in the upper limb secondary to thrombosis of the axillary artery caused by chronic use of crutches. The authors make a brief review of the literature and discuss it in relation to the present case.

Keywords : axillary artery; thrombosis; crutches.

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