Helena Álvarez-Garrido

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Mondor’s disease (Mondors disease, Superficial thrombophlebitis of the veins of the anterolateral thoracoabdominal wall)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Mondor’s disease is characterized by a sudden onset of an asymptomatic subcutaneous cord-like induration on the thoracoabdominal wall (Figure 1). The overlying skin does not have inflammatory signs and it is freely mobile. Usually it is asymptomatic, although pain may be present, specially on…

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