Ovarian Vein Thrombophlebitis : An Unusual Cause of Postpartum Fever and Abdominal Pain (

Anupam K Kakaria


Ovarian vein thrombophlebitis is an uncommon, but potentially serious, complication of complicated deliveries. Prolonged rupture of membranes prior to delivery is a pre-disposing factor. We report a case of a patient with prolonged ruptured membranes, who developed right ovarian vein thrombophlebitis. The patient was managed medically and responded favourably to treatment. 


Prolonged ruptured membranes, Ovrarian vein thrombophlebitis, Postpartum fever, Case report, Oman

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