Chronic common femoral vein occlusion secondary to endometriosis.

J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2014 Apr 1;2(2):197-9. Epub 2013 Oct 1.

Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill. Electronic address:

Venous occlusion is sometimes caused by external compression due to adjacent masses. Endometriosis, the presence of functioning endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity, is a rare cause of venous occlusion. We report a case of chronic common femoral vein occlusion due to endometrioma causing severe leg edema and groin pain that was treated with resection and venous bypass.

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April 2014
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