Ovarian vein thrombophlebitis: An unusual cause of postpartum fever and abdominal pain

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Abstract

Ovarian vein thrombophlebitis is an uncommon, but potentially serious, complication of complicated deliveries. Prolonged rupture of membranes prior to delivery is a pre-disposing factor. We report a case of a patient with prolonged ruptured membranes, who developed right ovarian vein thrombophlebitis. The patient was managed medically and responded favourably to treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalSultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
Volume7
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2007

Keywords

  • Case report
  • Oman
  • Ovrarian vein thrombophlebitis
  • Postpartum fever
  • Prolonged ruptured membranes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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