• Vol. 42 No. 2, 88–90
  • 15 February 2013

Misdiagnosis of a Large Uterine Vein Thrombosis as a Uterine Myoma Prior to Hysterectomy: A Case Report

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Dear Editor,

Intravascular thrombosis is a serious problem that sometimes causes death due to acute pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE). There are a few reports on the association between uterine myomas and venous thromboembolic diseases and ovarian vein thrombosis
after cesarean delivery, but reports of uterine vein thrombosis without complications are rare. We describe an uncommon case of uterine vein thrombosis without any risk factors or complications.

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