⦿ VTOS is a condition characterized by compression of the subclavian vein, which carries blood from the arm to the heart. It affects only one or two people per 100,000 and is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.
⦿ The condition often occurs in young, active people who perform repetitive arm movements, such as swimmers, baseball players, cricket players, and those who participate in CrossFit training or who have a job that requires repetitive movements of the arm and arm. shoulder. It can also occur among women between 20 and 50 years old.
⦿ Common symptoms and risk factors associated with the condition that patients often ignore include recurrent venous thrombosis, arm pain, and exercise-related thrombosis, as well as swelling, discoloration, and heaviness of the extremities in the arm.