The Paget-Schroetter syndrome
is usually present in younger and otherwise healthy patients, involves the dominant hand, males are more often affected.
In contrast to patients with Paget-Schroetter Syndrome
, patients with idiopathic UEDVT have no known trigger or obvious underlying disease.
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2) Patients with hypercoagulable states are also at increased risk for Paget-Schroetter syndrome
and may have more refractory thrombosis.
Based on the patient's clinical presentation and the results of the venogram, we diagnosed Paget-Schroetter syndrome
The English surgeon, Hughes, gave it the eponym Paget-Schroetter syndrome
(PSS) when he reviewed 320 cases from literature in 1949.