Pelvic congestion syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Arkadi Tadevosyan


Chronic left-sided abdominopelvic pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

There are enlarged and tortuous ovarian and parauterine veins at the left, the left ovarian vein is measuring up to 1.0cm. The left renal vein isn't enlarged, no retroaortic course or Nutcracker syndrome demonstrated suggesting of valvular incompetency origin of congestion.  Iliac veins and IVC is also enlarged.

Case Discussion

Findings are consistent with pelvic congestion syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 68186
Published: 18th May 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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