Ovarian vein thrombosis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Recent childbirth. Presented with acute right iliac fossa pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
CT

Breathing artifact affecting the abdomen.

Post gravid uterus. 

Filling defect in an expanded right ovarian vein. 

Case Discussion

CT abdomen was performed during on-call to role out acute appendicitis. The examination reveals a right ovarian vein thrombosis.

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Case information

rID: 9435
Published: 17th Apr 2010
Last edited: 2nd May 2019
Tag: ovary
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