Pulmonary thromboembolism as a result of ovarian vein thrombosis after laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy for uterine myoma.

Pulmonary thromboembolism is a potentially life-threatening disorder, which can occur secondary to deep vein thrombosis. Ovarian vein thrombosis has classically been considered to be a postpartum complication and is less frequently associated with other disease processes, such as recent pelvic surgery. Herein, we report a case of pulmonary thromboembolism… (More)