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A rare case of endometriosis invading external iliac vein causing deep vein thrombosis

      A 25 year old nulliparous woman presented with a 3 day duration of fever, lower abdominal pain, and shortness of breath. On physical examination, there was a 14 week–sized pelvic mass. A computerized tomography scan showed bilateral multiloculated adnexal masses with compression on the left external iliac vein and a hypodensity within the vein suggesting a thrombus (Figure 1).
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      Figure 1Computerized tomography, adnexal masses
      Li M. Endometriosis and deep vein thrombosis. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019.
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