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Paget-von Schrötter syndrome

Pronunciation: paj'et fahn shroyt'er

Definition: stress thrombosis or spontaneous thrombosis of the subclavian or axillary vein; a thoracic outlet syndrome.

Synonym(s): effort-induced thrombosis

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