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Innominate vein stenosis in association with ipsilateral hyperdynamic brachiobasilic fistula causing ipsilateral limb and hemifacial swelling


 Department of Urology, Institute of Nephro Urology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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VS Karthikeyan,
35, Second Cross, Thirumal Nagar, Puducherry - 605 013
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A 34-year-old hypertensive woman with a hyperdynamic, left brachiobasilic dialysis fistula presented with a long history of throbbing in her head and swelling of the left side of the face. Tight stenosis of left brachiocephalic vein was found to be causing retrograde flow into the left jugular vein which normalized after dilatation and stenting with resolution of all the symptoms and patient is asymptomatic for 1 year.


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