Iliofemoral Thrombosis Secondary to Iliac Compression Syndrome in Double Inferior Vena Cava

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Duplication of the inferior vena cava (D-IVC) joined by a pelvic connector is a rare congenital anomaly. May-Thurner syndrome (MTS), also known as iliac compression syndrome, is caused by a localized stricture at the point where the left common iliac vein is crossed by the right common iliac artery resulting in left common femoral deep venous thrombosis. The combination pathology of D-IVC and MTS is rarely described. We describe a case of a patient with iliofemoral thrombosis precipitated by MTS with D-IVC, heterozygous mutation of factor V Leiden, and describe our successful treatment approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)54-61
Number of pages8
JournalVascular Disease Management
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2015



  • Deep venous thrombosis
  • interventional cardiology
  • Thrombectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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