Pemberton’s Sign for Superior Vena Cava Compression
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Substernal goiters (SG) may be deceptive having only a few physical signs. Pemberton’s sign is a classical objective finding to demonstrate latent pressure in the thoracic inlet. The sign is an important examination finding for students of both the surgical and allied field.
KeywordsSubsternal goiters Pemberton’s sign Thoracic inlet compression
BS was the physician who illustrated the case. MK and DM did literature review. BS wrote up the paper where MK and DM gave valuable inputs. All authors have read and agree to content of manuscript.
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