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Volume 2021, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Background: Ovarian vein thrombosis (OVT) commonly occurs during the peripartum and postpartum period. However, few cases of idiopathic OVT unrelated to pregnancy have been described.

Case report: We report a case of a previously healthy, 32-year-old female who presented with chronic right-sided abdominal pain. Abdominal and pelvic gadolinium-enhanced MRI showed a right OVT. The patient was not in the peripartum or postpartum period. Thrombophilia test results were negative, and no risk factors for thrombosis were noted. The patient received warfarin for 6 months, with resolution of her symptoms.

Conclusion: The presented case emphasizes the significance of considering OVT as a cause of unexplained abdominal pain in a young female. We describe a rare case of idiopathic OVT with a unique presentation.

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