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Postauricular abscess leading to internal jugular vein thrombosis: A case report

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April 1, 2006
by Robert Sean Miller, MD; David L. Steward, MD
Thrombosis of the internal jugular vein (IJV) is uncommon. It usually responds to conservative medical treatment. We describe a case of IJV thrombosis in a 31-year-old man. The patient was successfully treated with IJV ligation after conservative therapy had failed.

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