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An Interesting Case of Iatrogenic May-thurner like syndrome

Authors: Jayasheelan Mambally Rachaiah, Vikash Goyal, Nagesh C. M., Babu Reddy and Srinivas B. C.

Int J Med Res Health Sci.83-86 | pdf PDF Full Text

Deep vein thrombosis secondary to compression of left common iliac vein by right common iliac artery known as “May-thurner syndrome” is a well known entity. However compression of vein by nearby other structures is also described. We hereby report Iatrogenic cause of May-thurner like syndrome caused by vertebral transpedicular screwing done for spondylolisthesis compressing on vein causing deep vein thrombosis which was successfully treated by catheter directed thrombolysis and decompression procedure

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