Pelvic congestion syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Chronic pelvic pain. Previous parturition.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

Multiple venous varicosities in the left adnexum extending into the uterus and vagina feed by a dilated left ovarian vein arising form the left renal vein - this is the testicular varicocoele equivalent in females and usually occurs following parturition.

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Case information

rID: 19773
Published: 11th Oct 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Gynaecology
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