Ovarian venous varix

Last revised by David Luong on 12 Jul 2021

Ovarian venous varix is a situation where there is variceal dilatation of the ovarian vein (usually left). It can be associated with pelvic congestion syndrome.

Radiographic features

May be seen as a serpiginous structure adjacent to the aorta along the course of the ovarian vein.  

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