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PECH-ALONSO, Baltazar; ARREDONDO-RUIZ, Pedro; GONZALEZ-GALVAN, Luis Mario  and  FERMIN-HERNANDEZ, Cruzilet. Superior vena cava syndrome: Diagnosis and treatment. Med. interna Méx. [online]. 2018, vol.34, n.3, pp.403-411. ISSN 0186-4866.

Superior vena cava syndrome is a set of signs and symptoms due to superior vena cava obstruction. Intratoracic malignant tumors are the main cause. However, in last decades benign causes such as thrombosis related to venous access colocation have been described.

Keywords : Superior vena cava syndrome; Superior vena cava obstruction; Malignant tumors; Thrombosis.

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