An Unusual Presentation of Deep Vein Thrombosis

  • Anne Manjalee Liyanage Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Kerry, Tralee, Ireland
  • Tahir Shafiq Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Kerry, Tralee, Ireland
  • Vitthal Ramchandra Wadekar Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Kerry, Tralee, Ireland
  • Naveed Sultan Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Kerry, Tralee, Ireland
  • Fares Abdulla Department of Radiology, University Hospital Kerry, Tralee, Ireland

Keywords

Deep vein thrombosis, May–Thurner syndrome, endovascular treatment

Abstract

May–Thurner syndrome (MTS) usually presents as acute or chronic deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in patients. A 49-year-old woman presented with left lower limb DVT, which was followed by a diagnosis of MTS on a background of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and hypothyroidism. MTS is more common among women in the second to fourth decades of life. An endovascular approach is the preferred first-line treatment for MTS.

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  • Published: 2018-06-06

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    How to cite:
    Liyanage, A., Shafiq, T., Wadekar, V., Sultan, N., & Abdulla, F. (2018). An Unusual Presentation of Deep Vein Thrombosis. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 2. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2018_000899