May–Thurner syndrome: an overlooked cause of venous thromboembolism

Farooq Akram and Roshni G Sadashiv
Med J Aust 2020; 212 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.50548
Published online: 18 May 2020
Correction(s) for this article: Erratum | Published online: 7 September 2020

A 48‐year‐old Chinese woman with obesity and with no significant past medical history presented to the emergency department with acute onset pain and swelling in the entire left leg. She had been on a long‐haul flight from New York to Singapore 3 weeks before presentation. There was no family history of unprovoked venous thromboembolism (VTE) and no symptoms suggestive of malignancy.

  • Farooq Akram1,2
  • Roshni G Sadashiv1,2

  • 1 Changi General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
  • 2 National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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