Left Ventricular Thrombosis in a Young Ulcerative Colitis Patient: Review with a Case Report
KeywordsInflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, hypercoagulability, left ventricle thrombus
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients are at increased risk of developing thromboembolic complications. We report here a rare case of left ventricle thrombus in a young woman with ulcerative colitis. We discuss the pathophysiology of hypercoagulable state in IBD, and briefly address current prophylactic anticoagulation recommendations.
Issue: Vol 2 No 6 (2015) (view)