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Table 3 Risk factors for Paget-Schroetter Syndrome

From: Paget-Schroetter syndrome in the absence of common predisposing factors: a case report

Risk Factors  
Physical activity involving hyperabduction of the shoulder, as seen in weight lifters  
Motions often associated with tennis players and baseball pitchers  
Vigorous exercise of the neck and upper extremity muscles  
Overdeveloped anterior scalene muscle Rudimentary first rib  
Presence of cervical rib  
Congenital band between first and second ribs Fracture of the clavicle with callus formation  
Apical tumors of the superior sulcus of the lung (Pancoast tumor)  
Thoracic outlet syndrome