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Misdiagnosis of subclavian artery stenosis: the importance of dynamic manoeuvre
  1. Rajiv Ananthakrishna1,
  2. Madhav Hegde2
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  2. 2Department of Radiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr R Ananthakrishna, Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Jaya Nagar 9th Block, BG Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 560069, India; rajiva.ms{at}gmail.com

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A 27-year-old man was referred for endovascular intervention to the left subclavian artery. There was no history of giddiness or claudication pain in the upper extremities. On examination, the left upper limb pulses were feeble. Blood pressure was 160/90 mm Hg in the right upper limb and 110/90 mm Hg in the left upper limb. There was a bruit in the left supraclavicular area. Routine blood …

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