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Fig. 21 | Insights into Imaging

Fig. 21

From: The needle and the damage done: musculoskeletal and vascular complications associated with injected drug use

Fig. 21

Axial CT image of the neck (a) demonstrating thrombus within the left internal jugular vein (red arrow) with enhancement of the vessel wall and surrounding inflammatory change consistent with thrombophlebitis following heroin injection into the neck. Axial CT image of thorax (b) in the same patient shows multiple rounded peripheral pulmonary opacities representing septic pulmonary emboli (red arrows)

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