Ileofemoral Venous Thrombosis

  • Raudel Garcia
  • Antonios P. Gasparis
  • Nicos Labropoulos

Case Report

A 66-year-old female presented to the emergency department with two-day history of left lower extremity pain and swelling. The pain was described as moderate, localized on the left thigh, groin, and ipsilateral flank. Symptoms were aggravated by standing and walking. She also reported diffuse swelling of the entire left limb and mild redness. There was minimal relief at home with ice packs and leg elevation. She denied fever, chills, chest pain, shortness of breath, diaphoresis, back pain, leg weakness, tingling or numbness. There was no history of deep venous thrombosis (DVT), thrombophilia, bleeding disorders, malignancy or recent trauma. Her medical history includes severe osteoporosis, mitral valve prolapse, breast fibroadenoma, and benign liver cyst. A laparoscopic partial hepatectomy and liver cyst fenestration procedure were performed 4 weeks prior to the onset of her symptoms. She was ambulating immediately after the surgery.Medications included raloxifene and...


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raudel Garcia
    • 1
  • Antonios P. Gasparis
    • 1
  • Nicos Labropoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of SurgeryStony Brook University Medical CenterStony BrookUSA

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