Subclavian steal syndrome as the presenting feature of hypervascular thyroid nodule


Kanko M., Ciftci E. , Efendi H., Berki K.

NEUROLOGY INDIA, cilt.54, ss.94-96, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 54 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4103/0028-3886.24720
  • Dergi Adı: NEUROLOGY INDIA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.94-96

Özet

Subclavian steal syndrom (SSS) is a clinical entity characterized by brachial and basilar insufficiency as a result of critical proximal subclavian artery stenosis or occlusion. We report a patient of giant hypervascular thyroid nodule presenting with features of SSS. The left hand ischemia and symptoms of vertebro-basilar artery in our patient were probably related to stealing of blood by the hypervascular thyroid nodule from the subclavian artery. The patient was relieved of the symptoms upon percutaneous subclavian stent placement.