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Postpartum ovarian vein and inferior vena cava thrombosis.

Arslan H, Ada S, Celik S, Toptaş T - Case Rep Med (2014)

Bottom Line: It is associated with morbidity and mortality.Here, we present a patient with postpartum OVT and IVC diagnosed by US and CT findings.She was treated successfully with no further need for any interventional procedures.

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Affiliation: Department of Radiology, Van Training and Research Hospital, 65100 Van, Turkey.

ABSTRACT
Postpartum ovarian vein thrombosis (POVT), which generally occurs 2-15 days postpartum, is a rare complication. It can be confused with acute appendicitis, pelvic infection, ovarian torsion, tubo-ovarian abscess, and pyelonephritis. It is associated with morbidity and mortality. Here, we present a patient with postpartum OVT and IVC diagnosed by US and CT findings. She was treated successfully with no further need for any interventional procedures.

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(a) Coronal and (b) sagittal images of CT with contrast enhancement revealed that OV and IVC is patent at the 12th month of OVT with no collateral circulation.
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fig4: (a) Coronal and (b) sagittal images of CT with contrast enhancement revealed that OV and IVC is patent at the 12th month of OVT with no collateral circulation.

Mentions: She was discharged with no complaints within a week. She received enoxaparin for 6 months and is now on follow-up free from anticoagulation with no recurrence at the 12th month of OVT (Figure 4).


Postpartum ovarian vein and inferior vena cava thrombosis.

Arslan H, Ada S, Celik S, Toptaş T - Case Rep Med (2014)

(a) Coronal and (b) sagittal images of CT with contrast enhancement revealed that OV and IVC is patent at the 12th month of OVT with no collateral circulation.
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fig4: (a) Coronal and (b) sagittal images of CT with contrast enhancement revealed that OV and IVC is patent at the 12th month of OVT with no collateral circulation.
Mentions: She was discharged with no complaints within a week. She received enoxaparin for 6 months and is now on follow-up free from anticoagulation with no recurrence at the 12th month of OVT (Figure 4).

Bottom Line: It is associated with morbidity and mortality.Here, we present a patient with postpartum OVT and IVC diagnosed by US and CT findings.She was treated successfully with no further need for any interventional procedures.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Radiology, Van Training and Research Hospital, 65100 Van, Turkey.

ABSTRACT
Postpartum ovarian vein thrombosis (POVT), which generally occurs 2-15 days postpartum, is a rare complication. It can be confused with acute appendicitis, pelvic infection, ovarian torsion, tubo-ovarian abscess, and pyelonephritis. It is associated with morbidity and mortality. Here, we present a patient with postpartum OVT and IVC diagnosed by US and CT findings. She was treated successfully with no further need for any interventional procedures.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus