Vasc Endovascular Surg 2022 Jul 31;56(5):517-520. Epub 2022 Mar 31.
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.
May-Thurner syndrome (MTS) is a known structural risk factor for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and embolism. In patients with a patent foramen ovale (PFO), emboli originating from the deep veins are able to paradoxically reach the systemic circulation via the PFO, consequently resulting in transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or stroke.We report the case of a 31-year-old pregnant woman, with a recent history of TIA, who presented with chronic bilateral numbness, pain, and swelling in the lower extremities. Read More