May-Thurner syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Donna D'Souza

Case Discussion

May-Thurner syndrome refers to deep venous thrombosis resulting from chronic compression of the left common iliac vein (CIV) against the lumbar vertebrae by the overlying right common iliac artery.

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Case information

rID: 4373
Published: 15th Aug 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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