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What would cause a blood clot in the arm?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Artery or vein

People with hypercoagulsble or tendency to form clots can have that .
Patients with any catheters in the veins develop clots in the veins . Arterial clots most commonly come from the heart in patients with atrial fibrillation causing arm ischemia.

In brief: Artery or vein

People with hypercoagulsble or tendency to form clots can have that .
Patients with any catheters in the veins develop clots in the veins . Arterial clots most commonly come from the heart in patients with atrial fibrillation causing arm ischemia.
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Dr. Bradley Thomas
Malignancy should also be considered a "hypercoaguable" state. In a young person also consider thoracic outlet syndrome
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