Acute right iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis mimicking acute appendicitis in the postpartum period: a case report

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Karaisli S., Selcuk E.

ANNALS OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND, vol.102, no.9, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


The risk of venous thromboembolism increases during pregnancy and postpartum. The incidence in the first six weeks following delivery is approximately 0.15%. Deep vein thrombosis may present with acute appendicitis-like symptoms such as right iliac fossa pain, nausea and vomiting.