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The most common causes of superior vena cava syndrome are extrinsic compression of the superior vena cava and intraluminal venous thrombosis

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The SVC syndrome or superior vena cava syndrome- Oncological emergencies

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Superior Vena Cava Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care - Partial or complete obstruction of the superior vena cava (SVC): 90% extrinsic 90% from neoplasm (most frequently lung cancer) Read more: http://health.tipsdiscover.com/superior-vena-cava-syndrome-causes-symptoms-diagnosis-treatment-ongoing-care/#ixzz2lvo94Rdg

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