Superior vena cava syndrome as a result of thrombosis in a child with nephrotic syndrome
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A three-year-old nephrotic girl is presented with vena cava superior syndrome. Angiography showed obliteration of the distal ends of both axillary veins and echocardiographic examination revealed a mobile mass in the right atrium. A thrombus originating from the vena cava superior with a stalk extending to the right atrium was surgically removed, To our knowledge, vena cava superior thrombosis in nephrotic syndrome has not been reported previously.
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