Case 102 – The Beginning

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You are working in the acute medical day unit. A 29 year old female has been referred in with a week long history of progressive left arm swelling. An ultrasound has confirmed an extensive DVT in the axillary and subclavian vein.


1. What further history and investigations would you like?

2. What immediate management would you suggest?

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