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Vol 67, No 3 (2008)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2008-06-02
Submitted: 2012-02-06
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A case of May-Thurner syndrome

M. Loukas, R. Shah, E. Esmaeili, A. Bangeholm, R.S. Tubbs, R. Jordan
Folia Morphol 2008;67(3):214-217.

open access

Vol 67, No 3 (2008)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2008-06-02
Submitted: 2012-02-06

Abstract

May-Thurner syndrome is a condition that results from narrowing of the left common iliac vein lumen due to pressure from the right common iliac artery as it crosses anterior to it. We describe a very rare case in which a previously asymptomatic patient presented with May-Thurner syndrome.

Abstract

May-Thurner syndrome is a condition that results from narrowing of the left common iliac vein lumen due to pressure from the right common iliac artery as it crosses anterior to it. We describe a very rare case in which a previously asymptomatic patient presented with May-Thurner syndrome.
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Keywords

common iliac artery; common iliac vein; May-Thurner syndrome

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Title

A case of May-Thurner syndrome

Journal

Folia Morphologica

Issue

Vol 67, No 3 (2008)

Pages

214-217

Published online

2008-06-02

Bibliographic record

Folia Morphol 2008;67(3):214-217.

Keywords

common iliac artery
common iliac vein
May-Thurner syndrome

Authors

M. Loukas
R. Shah
E. Esmaeili
A. Bangeholm
R.S. Tubbs
R. Jordan

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