Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

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A rare case of ovarian vein thrombosis presenting as acute abdomen: a case report and review of literature

Article : Open access

Article type : Case Report

Volume : 7

Issue : 2

Year : 2020

Author : Swati Francis, Shameema Anvar Sadath, Devi Krishna, Rahul Cherian

Page no : 289-291

Abstract : One of the most rarest of the entities diagnosed is the ovarian vein thrombosis, especially when in the postpartum period which occurs in 0.05% -0.18% of the pregnancies mainly associated with the right side 90% of the times. The mortality and morbidity encountered has been found on a higher range if not diagnosed appropriately and at the right moment. We present forward a case of a 28-year-old woman at seven days postpartum presented with a severe excruciating right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Her contrast enhanced CT of the abdomen and pelvis revealed a large right ovarian vein thrombosis. The patient was managed as decided and planned by the involvement of a multidisciplinary team with antibiotics and anticoagulant therapy. This case we encountered illustrates the importance of prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment of OVT therefore planning at the best interest of the patient. Keywords: Ovarian vein Thrombosis, Acute abdomen, Postpartum.