Subclavian vein thrombosis with internal jugular vein extension in an Australian rules football player

John WP Wong, Fiona WY Lai and Ian Wilson
Med J Aust 2018; 209 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja18.00335
Published online: 15 October 2018

Clinical record

  • 1 Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 Northeast Health Wangaratta, Wangaratta, VIC
  • 3 Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, VIC


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