Iliac vein occlusion

Iliac vein occlusion can be due to the variety of causes including:

  • iatrogenic
    • neonatal catheters
    • catheter dissection injuries 
    • IVC filter insertion
    • dialysis catheters
  • malignancy-related
    • direct tumour invasion
    • radiotherapy 
    • enlarged lymph nodes
    • hypercoagulable state
  • prior DVTs
  • pregnancy
  • trauma
  • retroperitoneal fibrosis
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rID: 53201
Section: Gamuts
Tag: stub, refs, cases
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